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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 […]

10 Years Conflict Syria - Action Against Hunger Canada

After 10 Years of Conflict, 60% of Syria’s Population Struggles to Feed Themselves

Photo by Action Against Hunger, Syria. As Syria marks its tenth year of conflict, 13.4 million people – 75% of the country’s population – are in need of urgent humanitarian assistance, a 20% increase from 2020. The cost of the basic food basket has increased by 250% in the last year and is beyond the […]

40 Years Leading the Fight Against Hunger

In 1979, Action Against Hunger’s first intervention was launched to help Afghani refugees in Pakistan. This is a special month in Action Against Hunger’s history: it’s been 40 years since our founding. On November 15, 1979, a group of French academics, scientists, and doctors banded together to create a better way to deal with hunger. […]

Humanitarian Response Network - Action Against Hunger

Joint HRN Heads of Agency Statement: Working Together in the Humanitarian-Development-Peace-Nexus

On September 30, 2019, members of the Humanitarian Response Network of Canada (HRN) met in Montreal at the HRN Heads of Agency Meeting (HoA), an annual event that convenes Executive Directors and CEOs of HRN members, their senior humanitarian staff, and Government of Canada representatives to discuss their collective experiences in humanitarian response. At the […]