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Yearly Archives: 2017

World Water Day 2017: Spotlight on Democratic Republic of Congo

Every year on March 22, people around the globe celebrate World Water Day: an opportunity to spotlight and take meaningful action to tackle the solvable water problems that millions of people around the world experience each day. Between 1990 and 2015, 2.3 billion people gained access to a better, safer source of water. As we […]

Urgent UN warning: 20 million people threatened with Famine

Photo: Guy Calaf for Action Against Hunger   The UN has issued a warning that 20 million people are threatened by famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen. Without help, they are at imminent risk of dying. Famine was officially declared in parts of South Sudan – the first time anywhere in the world […]

Young supporter’s donation leads to Action Against Hunger internship in Paris

For International Women’s Day, we are so excited to share Katya’s story and to celebrate all women who are committed to making a difference. When Katya Ovchinnikova decided to ask her friends for donations to Action Against Hunger in lieu of gifts for her 11th birthday party in Toronto back in 2013, she had no idea it […]

South Sudan plunges into preventable catastrophe: 100,000 people face famine in Unity State

Photo: Andrew Parsons/i-Images for Action Against Hunger, South Sudan February 21, 2017— Action Against Hunger issued an urgent call for political leadership to end the conflict in South Sudan in response to the official declaration of famine in Unity State, where an estimated 100,000 people face catastrophic levels of hunger and imminent risk of death. […]

Getting SMART: You help us spread valuable knowledge that informs humanitarian programming

Thanks to your ongoing support, Action Against Hunger is the lead organization providing SMART nutrition assessment methodology training for governments, United Nations agencies and humanitarian and development organizations around the world. SMART stands for Standardized Monitoring and Assessment of Relief and Transitions. The SMART project is an inter-agency initiative launched in 2002 by a network […]

In 2016, you helped children in Mali recover from severe undernutrition – Thank you!

Imagine one of your children got sick but the nearest medical clinic was 40 km away and you had to walk to it, leaving your other children alone for many hours. In some parts of Mali, this was historically the reality for local families. It’s what Namusa Nomoga experienced. A mother of four, she also […]