Tag Archives: Mental Health

“Where there is life, there is hope”

When the war broke out in South Sudan, Nyalat and Nyahok were among millions of people forced to flee their homes. They walked hand-in-hand with their children and crossed into Ethiopia to seek refuge in Gambella region. Despite finding physical safety, the two women plunged into a deep depression, triggered by the deaths of their […]

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Meet Luz Tamara, the school janitor who saves lives

Photo: Lys Arango for Action Against Hunger. Luz Tamara Angulo was cleaning toilets in the Mi Pequeño Sol de Lima school when she heard screams coming from the classroom. She ran toward the noise and found a five-year-old boy named Thiago on the floor. As his teacher watched in panic, Thiago was having a series […]

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Recovery after ISIS: Responding to mental health needs in Mosul

Action Against Hunger has been working with internally displaced people since ISIS took control of parts of Iraq in 2014. More than 10 million people need humanitarian assistance, and access to the most vulnerable populations remains a major challenge. Our programs in Mosul and surrounding areas include providing food, water, sanitation and hygiene, as well […]