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Update on Cyclone Idai: Child receiving clean water

Update on our Cyclone Idai response

Photo: Distribution of Water in Beira, Mozambique. Photo by Guillaume Matthieu.    Cyclone Idai’s lingering effects Cyclone Idai has passed, but its impact is far from over. Mozambique has been devastated by the cyclone and now faces the added pressure of a cholera epidemic. Zimbabwe was also hit hard by Cyclone Idai and has been […]

Lake Chad Basin Crisis: Food Security and Livelihoods Program in Niger

 Photo: Lys Arango for Action Against Hunger, Niger   The ongoing Lake Chad Basin Crisis, one of the most severe humanitarian emergencies in the world, has displaced 2.4 million people and caused food insecurity for 5 million people across Niger, Chad, Nigeria and Cameroon. The armed group Boko Haram has led a nine-year insurgency in […]

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Guatemala Volcano Relief: Addressing the Risk of Flooding

  Highlights Action Against Hunger and local institutions are coordinating efforts to identify evacuation routes and areas of refuge from the imminent risk of rivers overflowing with large amounts of water and ash Action Against Hunger is already providing water and basic sanitation in evacuation centres, which are continuing to reach more people in the […]

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World Health Day 2018: Partnering with communities for a healthier Cambodia

Photo: Guy Calaf for Action Against Hunger, Cambodia     Over the last century, the world has made remarkable progress toward becoming a healthier place. We have created vaccines and eradicated diseases, reduced the number of children who die of preventable causes by half, improved access to clean, safe water for billions of people, and […]

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Somalia: Coping with extreme water shortages

Providing Lifelines to 10,000 People Affected by Drought in Bakool. Photo: Action Against Hunger, Somalia. Before drought uprooted Asha Ali’s family from their home, finding enough water for their daily needs was a major challenge that dominated her day and often pushed her to the limits of her physical strength. To get to the nearest […]

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Nepal Quake Update: Prioritizing Water and Sanitation

April 29, 2015 Some of our 12-person emergency team have arrived in Nepal. Their primary mission is to conduct rapid assessments of the humanitarian needs, so they can begin to provide water, sanitation services, hygiene kits as well as food security and mental health interventions. 11 tons of materials are also ready to leave from […]