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Hawa Helps Malnourished Children - Action Against Hunger

Meet Hawa, a Health Worker Saving Lives in Mali

Hawa Coulibaly. Photo: Toby Madden for Action Against Hunger. Meet Hawa Meet Hawa Coulibaly, a 30-year-old community health worker trained by Action Against Hunger. She lives and works in the remote village of Kourougue in rural Mali. Along with being a health worker, Hawa is also a mother. From the home where she raises her three […]

Measuring a food crisis Action Against Hunger

Measuring a Food Crisis: A data-driven approach to fighting hunger

Photo: Lys Arango for Action Against Hunger, South Sudan.   Two years ago this week, famine was declared in parts of South Sudan. Famine is a rare and specific technical classification of food insecurity, mortality, and malnutrition among populations. It is declared when the following criteria are met, among others: 1 in 5 households face […]

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World Refugee Day 2018: Number of forcibly displaced people reaches record high

    June 20th marks World Refugee Day. According to a new report from the United Nations, in 2017, the number of refugees and people displaced by conflict and disaster worldwide reached a record high of 68.5 million. One person was displaced every two seconds in the past year. The vast majority of the countries […]

About Action Against Hunger

Eight things you might not know about Action Against Hunger

1. We work in nearly 50 countries around the world   We’re an international organization with offices in 47 countries around the world from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. We are opening a new office in Tanzania soon and are always monitoring the situation around the world to make sure we are closest to those who need […]