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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: […]

Kolom, part of the cash program - Action Against Hunger

The smell of porridge and a sense of belonging

Kolom Abbas, 25, is a mother to three young children. She and her family were displaced by the prolonged conflict in Northeast Nigeria. For nine years, the conflict between the Nigerian government and local insurgency has been tearing apart Northeast Nigeria. Nearly 27,000 people have been killed and more than two million have been displaced […]

Founding an Action Against Hunger chapter, these two leaders found themselves

Kamillia and Angelica representing the Action Against Hunger, Glendon College chapter Action Against Hunger welcomes everyone to join us in the fight against malnutrition. We recently had the honour to meet with Kamillia and Angelica, who founded a new Action Against Hunger chapter at their university. These two young leaders share their story: We started […]

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 […]

“Where there is life, there is hope”

When the war broke out in South Sudan, Nyalat and Nyahok were among millions of people forced to flee their homes. They walked hand-in-hand with their children and crossed into Ethiopia to seek refuge in Gambella region. Despite finding physical safety, the two women plunged into a deep depression, triggered by the deaths of their […]

Mata Hernandez Family in Peru

Jan’s adventure to Peru

Photo by Lys Arango. Samanta, Amelie, Marwin and Jan at their home in Carabayllo, Peru.   Jan, 7-years-old, says he’s certain that if his parents had not decided to flee Venezuela, he would never have had such an exciting life. “I’ve travelled across four countries, walked through trails in the jungle, seen amazing landscapes and […]