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Lean Season Madagascar - Action Against Hunger

In Madagascar, A Humanitarian Crisis Driven By Drought

Vorisoa tending his land. Drought conditions in Madagascar have destroyed consecutive harvests. Photo: Stéphane Rakotomalala for Action Against Hunger In the southern districts of Madagascar, climate change is increasing the frequency and severity of droughts, posing a serious threat to lives and livelihoods. Shortages of water, particularly drinking water, are common in the southern districts, […]

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 […]

Why Mental Health Matters in the Fight Against Hunger

Malnutrition can damage the bond between parents and children. At a refugee camp in Ethiopia, our psychosocial experts teach massage as a method to help mother and babies reconnect. Photo: Lys Arango for Action Against Hunger, Ethiopia. Effective mental health support plays an important role in the fight against hunger. When an individual experiences trauma […]

Flood Waters South Sudan - Action Against Hunger

“If I Go, Who Will Feed My Children?”

Gai Yor, a fisherman in South Sudan, saw his home and crops submerged when South Sudan experienced the worst flooding in decades last year. Photo: Peter Caton for Action Against Hunger, South Sudan. As his family flees flood waters in South Sudan, a father stays behind to ensure they have enough to eat. By Susan […]

Better Nurition - Action Against Hunger

Fighting malnutrition in Pakistan with innovation and hands-on learning

Zareena tending to her livestock. Photo: Khaula Jamil for Action Against Hunger, Pakistan Zareena is a small-scale entrepreneur and young mother in Sindh province, Pakistan. Like many members of their community, she and her husband struggled to provide a nutritious diet for their children. Although Pakistan is a major food producer, high poverty rates and […]

first doctor - Action Against Hunger

South Sudan: Meet Paguir’s First Doctor

Dr. Paulino examines a young patient at the Stabilization Centre. Photo: Peter Caton for Action Against Hunger, South Sudan. By: Susan Martinez Action Against Hunger’s Stabilization Centre is helping to create a healthier, thriving community in one of South Sudan’s hardest-to-reach areas. There are any number of elements that spark a new community to form, or […]