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Alarming New Hunger Levels in Haiti: 1 in 3 People Urgently Need Food Aid

Rising political unrest and violence hamper access to aid With mounting violent unrest and pressure for President Jovenel Moïs to step down, 35 percent of the Haitian population – 3.67 million people – is now in urgent need of emergency food assistance. In a statement, Action Against Hunger’s Country Director in Haiti, Cedric Piriou said: […]

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. […]

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An Interview with an MHCP Worker in Gambella

Mary is a psychosocial worker for Action Against Hunger in Gambella, Ethiopia.   Action Against Hunger’s humanitarian workers are an integral part in carrying out our mission, which is to fight hunger and its root causes worldwide. Did you know that more than 95% of our staff are local to the countries in which they […]

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Robert’s Road to Recovery

Claudia is looking forward to celebrating her grandson Robert’s birthday. Just three months ago, she wasn’t sure if he would even make it this far: he nearly lost his life to severe acute malnutrition. She couldn’t bear to lose another child. Claudia’s daughter died tragically one week after Robert was born due to childbirth complications. […]

Food for Action 2019 - Action Against Hunger Canada

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 […]

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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 […]