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Drought Threatens Communities Where Cows Are Currency

Each day, Garbicha and his oldest son walk with their cows for hours to find food and water. Photo by Lys Arango for Action Against Hunger. As Ethiopia suffers its second severe drought in the last three years, 3.5 million of the country’s children suffer from life-threatening malnutrition. Action Against Hunger is working with herding […]

Drought and Food Insecurity Action Against Hunger

SENEGAL: THIRD DROUGHT IN SIX YEARS LEAVES 245,000 PEOPLE FOOD INSECURE

   Senegal is experiencing the third severe drought period in six years, after 2011 and 2014, leaving nearly a quarter of a million people with food insecurity as the ‘hunger season’ begins.   “As early as October 2017, we began to warn of the impending food crisis caused by the rainfall deficit recorded that year. […]

Drought in Guatemala Action Against Hunger

Drought in Guatemala Raises Hunger Threat

Three years of erratic rainfall followed by a drought during the planting season in 2014 has put the food security of nearly 1.5 million people in danger in the Dry Corridor of Guatemala. In rural areas, where over 50% of the population lives, families have exhausted their options. Action Against Hunger is leading a consortium of […]