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Haiti earthquake response - Action Against Hunger

Haiti Earthquake Response: Providing Water, Nutrition, Mental Health Support

Photo: Action Against Hunger, Haiti It’s been 11 days since the 7.2 magnitude earthquake decimated Haiti’s southwestern region. Bridges and major roads were destroyed, hampering access to the most affected communities. Across the country, more than four million Haitians depended on humanitarian aid to meet their basic needs even before this most recent earthquake. The […]

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In the Central African Republic, beekeepers unite for a more sustainable future

Modern beehives pave the way for more sustainable honey production in Bossangoa. Photo: Action Against Hunger, Central African Republic. Behind Philippe Modompte’s home in Bossangoa, the silence is broken by the hum of bees hard at work producing the sought-after Bossangoa honey so valued in the region. Philippe and his family settled in a quiet […]

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Committed to Change: One Woman Leads a Community to Health

Nyanut Kuan at the new borehole built by Action Against Hunger. Photo: Peter Caton for Action Against Hunger, South Sudan. Article by: Susan Martinez Community members in Baackuel village, South Sudan, have just elected their first water committee leader. Nyanut Kuan earned the votes of her neighbours to oversee and maintain their new clean water […]

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Introducing the Gender Transformative Framework for Nutrition

Two women collect water in Ethiopia. Lys Arango for Action Against Hunger. Action Against Hunger Canada is proud to be part of the Gender Transformative Framework for Nutrition. This new initiative by a coalition of agencies including World Vision, CARE, Nutrition International, Save the Children, Mother Food International and Bruyere Research Institute will work for […]

COVID-19 Appeal - Action Against Hunger

Global hunger rises for fourth consecutive year

Following the publication of the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2020 Report by the UN Food and Agriculture Agency (FAO), Action Against Hunger is alarmed by the steady rise in the number of people suffering from hunger, a terrible toll that the COVID-19 pandemic will further exacerbate. In 2019, an estimated […]

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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 […]