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Measuring a food crisis Action Against Hunger

Measuring a Food Crisis: A data-driven approach to fighting hunger

Photo: Lys Arango for Action Against Hunger, South Sudan.   Two years ago this week, famine was declared in parts of South Sudan. Famine is a rare and specific technical classification of food insecurity, mortality, and malnutrition among populations. It is declared when the following criteria are met, among others: 1 in 5 households face […]

Mogadishu Action Against Hunger

Travelling 20 kilometres on Foot Every Day to Mogadishu

In the past two decades, more than a million people have been forced to flee the fierce fighting and chronic drought in Somalia. In our special Somalia series, Somalis displaced in their country share the daily challenges they face in the camps they now call home. Having first been forced to leave her home in 2011 […]