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Afghanistan Crisis - Action Against Hunger

Responding to Afghanistan’s Growing Humanitarian Crisis

Photo: Sandra Calligaro for Action Against Hunger, Afghanistan After a brief pause to ensure the safety of our aid workers, Action Against Hunger is gradually resuming our activities in Afghanistan. Since the Taliban captured Kabul and consolidated power in the country on August 15, the rapidly evolving political and security context has disrupted the delivery […]

Hunger Season Sahel - Action Against Hunger

Hunger Season Arrives in the Sahel

In the Sahel, food insecurity has reached unprecedented levels. Photo: Olivia Gay for Action Against Hunger, Mali. More than 29 million people in this region of West Africa face hunger and are in need of urgent assistance – triple the number just two years ago. In the Sahel – the semi-arid region of West Africa […]

Lebanon Crisis: Donations to the Humanitarian Coalition Will be Matched by the Government of Canada to Provide Emergency Assistance

The Humanitarian Coalition salutes the commitment of the Canadian government to match the donations made to provide assistance to the Lebanese people, after the disaster that devastated the city of Beirut, Lebanon. It is estimated that the explosion on August 4 of a warehouse in the port of Beirut has left at least 100 people […]

COVID-19 Appeal - Action Against Hunger

Global hunger rises for fourth consecutive year

Following the publication of the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2020 Report by the UN Food and Agriculture Agency (FAO), Action Against Hunger is alarmed by the steady rise in the number of people suffering from hunger, a terrible toll that the COVID-19 pandemic will further exacerbate. In 2019, an estimated […]

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Care Groups and Their Gardens Flourish in Cambodia

A member of the community tending her garden in Cambodia. Photo by: Jean-Francois Perigois for Action Against Hunger Cambodia. In 2016, at least one in three children in Preah Vihear Province, Cambodia, were chronically malnourished. Our teams set out to change this – focusing on mothers and children and in consultation with community leaders at […]

Haiti Hunger Food Aid - Action Against Hunger Canada

Alarming New Hunger Levels in Haiti: 1 in 3 People Urgently Need Food Aid

Rising political unrest and violence hamper access to aid With mounting violent unrest and pressure for President Jovenel Moïs to step down, 35 percent of the Haitian population – 3.67 million people – is now in urgent need of emergency food assistance. In a statement, Action Against Hunger’s Country Director in Haiti, Cedric Piriou said: […]