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Open letter: discourse on refugees and migrants in upcoming elections

To the leaders of all federal political parties, We are writing because we are concerned about how refugees and migrants in Canada may be characterized during the upcoming federal election campaign. We welcome thoughtful discussion on complex issues related to migration, and recognize that there are many legitimate perspectives. We are also conscious that refugees […]

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Empowering Women and Uniting Communities in Jordan

Photo: Salam Naqaresh working on her sewing machine. Freya Dowson for Action Against Hunger. Since the onset of the Syrian Civil War in 2011, approximately 660,000 people have fled Syria and registered as refugees in Jordan. Due to the constant influx of people from across the border, refugees and Jordanians alike have been struggling with […]

Fighting Malnutrition From The Vegetable Garden - Action Against Hunger

Fighting malnutrition from the vegetable garden

As Mother’s Day approaches, we are highlighting the hard work of women across the globe who grow food to fight hunger and support their families. Gardening to fight malnutrition in Nigeria In the Yobe region of Northeast Nigeria, hunger and conflict are closely tied. Violence and instability create harsh conditions that prevent many families from […]

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Nigeria: New attacks in Borno force more than 50,000 to flee to safety

Action Against Hunger Launches Rapid Response to Help Newly Displaced in Monguno and Maiduguri. Photo: Action Against Hunger, Nigeria   On December 26, non-state armed groups attacked a military base in Baga, Northeast Nigeria, forcing as many as 40,000 people to flee to safety in Monguno and more than 25,000 to flee to Maiduguri. Action […]

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Providing Futures for Refugees in Cox’s Bazaar

Just one of the ways we are supporting Rohingya refugees to build futures for themselves and their families in Bangladesh.   One million Rohingya refugees currently packed into a tiny area of eastern Bangladesh. Kutupalong-Balukhali ‘mega-camp’ became the world’s largest refugee camp when hundreds of thousands of Rohingya muslims fled a brutal military-led crackdown in […]

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This Time Last Year: A Review of the Rohingya Refugee Crisis

 Photo: Sébastien Duijndam for Action Against Hunger, Bangladesh This time last year hundreds of thousands of Rohingya poured into Bangladesh, fleeing from being persecuted in their homeland of Rakhine state, Myanmar. Today, more than 900,000 refugees are based in Cox’s Bazar, living in overcrowded makeshift camps which have grown to become the world’s largest refugee […]