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In 2016, you helped us find solutions to malnutrition in Guatemala. Thank you!
Guatemala’s children have the highest rates of chronic malnutrition in Latin America. When children do not eat enough diverse foods, their growth is stunted. This affects their energy levels and ability to learn – which means malnourished children will most likely earn less when they become adults, repeating the cycle of poverty. Without your help, […]
In 2016, you improved children’s health in the Philippines – Thank you!
Thirteen-month-old Joharra Samuel is the youngest of his family’s six children. He is also one of 44 children younger than five who are registered with Action Against Hunger in Maguindanao, a remote province in the Philippines, because they have acute malnutrition. Due to the inaccessibility of her community and the constant clashes between armed groups […]
You provide hope and opportunities to people fleeing violence in Syria – Thank you
When war broke out in her hometown of Aleppo, Syria, Lava and her husband were forced to flee to Iraq in 2013, where they struggled to integrate in the Domiz refugee camp in Iraqi Kurdistan. The language difference, poor living conditions, and fragile psychological state of the people already living there presented challenging obstacles to […]
Year in Photos: 2016
A look back at some of the ways you supported our work in 2016, including some moments that challenged us, pained us, brought out the best, and deepened our shared commitment to humanity. YEMEN Photo: Florian Seriex for Action Against Hunger, Yemen “We eat only once a day, and mostly only the free bread that the […]
YEMEN: “HUNGER KILLS EVERY DAY”
Action Against Hunger’s emergency nutrition program in Al Khukha, Yemen. Photo: Florian Seriex for Action Against Hunger-Yemen Action Against Hunger warns that four times more children are at risk of dying of hunger in the Yemen governorate of Hodeidah than when the conflict began. At least 462,000* children are now estimated to be suffering from […]
MOSUL: DELIVERING LIFESAVING ASSISTANCE TO FAMILIES
Since the beginning of the military intervention aimed at ousting the Islamic State from Mosul and its surrounding areas a month ago, more than 56,000 people have fled. Most of them have found refuge in camps but had to go on a dangerous journey to reach safe areas. Photo: © Emilien Urbano / Agence Myop […]