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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 […]

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As India battles second wave of COVID-19, Action Against Hunger responds to looming hunger crisis

Food basket distribution in Mumbai. Photo: Sudharak Olwe for Action Against Hunger, India. As India continues to battle the latest wave of COVID-19, Action Against Hunger is working to support the overburdened health system and respond to a looming hunger crisis. The pandemic has intensified food insecurity across the country, disrupting supply chains, limiting employment […]

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In Yemen, an Entire Generation is Starving

The conflict in Yemen, now entering its seventh year, has taken a devastating human toll – 233,000 people have died, more than half from indirect causes including lack of food and healthcare. For four years, Yemen has been the site of the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. The country is now on the brink of famine. […]

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“My priority is to save lives.” How one Mogadishu doctor is responding to COVID-19

Dr. Mustaf Yusef at the Hodan Stabilization Centre The COVID-19 pandemic has had an alarming impact on health and food systems worldwide, particularly in areas already struggling with chronic food insecurity. In Somalia, protracted conflict and drought have forced millions from their homes. Malnutrition levels, particularly among young children, have skyrocketed. Action Against Hunger provides […]

Fighting Coronavirus around the world - Action Against Hunger

Fighting Coronavirus Around the World

COVID-19 has affected nearly every country in the world, and no community has been prepared to deal with the pandemic. Coronavirus, high rates of serious malnutrition, low access to basic water, sanitation and hygiene services, and weak health systems are a deadly combination in many developing countries. Around the world, we’re responding to this pandemic, […]

Drought Dries Up Wells in Eastern Kenya, Exacerbating Child Malnutrition

Villagers digging a well in Kobesa. Photo: Joan Nduta for Action Against Hunger, Kenya Water and food shortages are rampant; Action Against Hunger is working to provide lifesaving hunger treatment Kobesa, a community in Isiolo County, in eastern Kenya, is remote and arid. In the past several months, a worsening drought has led to significant […]