Tag Archives: malnutrition
Food for Action 2019 – Thank you!
Don’t miss more photo highlights from the event here… Action Against Hunger Canada hosted its fourth annual Food for Action fundraising dinner at George Brown College Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts in Toronto. Held on October 23rd, more than 300 benefactors attended the evening dinner and Nightcap fundraiser. Our annual fundraiser brings awareness […]
Lean season in DR Congo: aid agencies fear for hundreds of thousands in desperate need
Hundreds of thousands of people who have fled their homes in the Ituri province of the Democratic Republic of Congo are in desperate need of food, water, shelter and medicines, 11 aid agencies warned today. Five months on from a resurgence of horrendous violence the agencies said that people are dying every day from preventable […]
Did you know? 10 facts about malnutrition: World Food Day 2019
October 16th marks World Food Day. Action Against Hunger is determined to achieve zero hunger. Even as we celebrate the tremendous efforts of our supporters, partners, and communities around the world, we urge action and a renewed commitment from global leaders. Undernutrition is the single greatest threat to a child’s survival. An estimated 155 million […]
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 […]
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 […]
Meet our Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon run crew!
The Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon is quickly approaching! If you live in the area or are planning to be in town, we invite you to join us on Sunday, October 20th, 2019 to run, sponsor or cheer on our run crew! Even if you aren’t going to be in the Toronto area at that time […]