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Coronavirus/CODVID-19 - Action Against Hunger

Coronavirus: how Action Against Hunger is responding to the pandemic

Photo: Daniel Burgui for Action Against Hunger, Philippines At Action Against Hunger, we take the threat of coronavirus/COVID-19 very seriously and have put measures in place to protect the health and safety of our staff and people in the communities that we serve around the world. Based on guidance from Health Canada, the Centre for […]

Lebanese refugee camp Medina - Action Against Hunger

Longing for home: harsh winters in a Lebanese refugee camp

“We are only trying to protect ourselves from the freezing cold during the winter. We hope to be able to return to our home.” Winter has returned to Aarsal, Lebanon – a town close to the eastern border with Syria. For many refugees in their ninth year away from home, the biting wind and endless […]

North East Syria - Action Against Hunger

15 aid agencies warn of humanitarian crisis in North-East Syria

Civilians at risk as violence escalates and humanitarian work is suspended Civilians in north-east Syria are at risk and humanitarian aid could be cut off following the launch of a new military operation in the area, leading aid agencies are warning. Reports from humanitarian responders on the ground say civilians are already on the move […]

Shaadya at home is part of the recycling program - Action Against Hunger

Recycling to build a new life

Though Jordan may be a landlocked country in the Middle East, inhabited by more than 10 million people, it is, in some ways, an island of stability in the region. Although it shares its borders with many turbulent neighbours, in recent years, the Hashemite Kingdom has made it a point of honour to maintain peace. […]

Empowering women work program - Action Against Hunger Canada

Empowering women through work programs in Jordan

“To tell you the truth”, says Sameera, “I found myself in this project”. Sameera Al Salaam is from the city of Nawa, Syria. Before fleeing to Jordan, Sameera lived a comfortable life with her husband, a construction worker, and their two children, Sajeda and Ali. “In my house, I had a little garden and a […]

Work program/Argent Contre Travail - Action Against Hunger

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 […]