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After a fire in the world’s largest refugee camp, the Communication with Communities team helps reunite families

An aid worker collects information from families impacted by the fire. Photo: Action Against Hunger, Bangladesh. When a devastating fire tore through Kutupalong-Balukhali, the world’s largest refugee camp on March 22, it reduced thousands of shelters to ashes and left over 45,000 people displaced. The camp, located in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, houses nearly a million […]

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COVID-19 in South Sudan: Spreading the Word to Stop the Virus

Tondrua Ali, a volunteer with Action Against Hunger in South Sudan. Photo: Peter Caton for Action Against Hunger, South Sudan. By: Susan Martinez When the pandemic began last March, Tondrua Ali felt the impact in Juba, South Sudan immediately. The primary school where the 52-year-old teacher worker quickly closed, and he was among the first […]

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How Action Against Hunger’s WASH teams are bringing health and dignity to Ghor Province

Children gathered at a community water point. Photo: Sandra Calligaro for Action Against Hunger, Afghanistan Until recently, residents of Afghanistan’s Ghor province struggled to access safe drinking water. Decades of heavy armed conflict combined with widespread poverty and displacement have left many villages in Ghor without adequate water or sanitation infrastructure. A rapid needs assessment […]

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Thousands Left Homeless & in Need of Food and Water After Beirut Explosion

Buildings are in ruin due to the recent explosion in Beirut, Lebanon. The August 4 explosion in the port of Beirut has disrupted basic water and sanitation services in many of the city’s neighborhoods, including Burj Hammoud, Jdeideh, Sin El Fil, Jal el Dib, and Zalka. More than half of the city’s hospitals report equipment […]

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“In South Sudan, doctors are like soldiers. When war comes, there’s no running away.”

Dr. David Gai Zakayo, roving medical doctor for Action Against Hunger. Photo by: Lys Arango for Action Against Hunger, South Sudan. David Gai Zakayo works as a doctor for Action Against Hunger in South Sudan. Fortunate enough to have grown up in a family where all of his needs were met and well aware of […]