Drought, crop failure and high food prices have triggered severe food shortages in Niger. View the latest images and Action Against Hunger’s response here.
Meet Hajir who has been co-ordinating Action Against Hunger’s relief effort in Somalia for three years.
Six months ago, a survey conducted by Action Against Hunger in the region of Bahr el Ghazal, in western Chad, showed that 27 percent of the 687 under five children surveyed were malnourished, almost double the emergency threshold set by the World Health Organisation at 15 percent. Jean-François Carémel, Country Director for Action Against Hunger, talks to us about the current situation on the ground.
Renowned for his Asian-inspired cuisine and an OBE award-winner, chef Cyrus Todiwala talks to us on his pop-up restaurant at Taste, all in aid of Action Against Hunger.
Humanitarian group mobilises its teams on the ground to assist landslide and flood survivors
Action Against Hunger implements water and sanitation programmes after drought in Palestinian Territory
In the aftermath of tropical storm Agatha, international humanitarian organisation Action Against Hunger | ACF International is providing emergency relief to 50,000 people in the hard-hit region of Escuintla, Guatemala, where severe flooding has destroyed homes, contaminated drinking water and threatened food supplies for thousands of families.
Watch Action Against Hunger's latest video on its cutting-edge programmes in Haiti.
Sitting on the ruins of her home, Stephanie stares into the empty space while keeping an eye on her 12 year old sister Locita. The devastating earthquake has left her traumatised. “My dad was killed in the quake. He managed to escape from the rubble but passed away two weeks later due to internal bleeding…. nobody noticed he’d been injured. My mum is still in hospital; she is getting better but it will take another few weeks before she’ll be able to leave the clinic.”
The Democratic Republic of Congo is still a nation in crisis, reeling from years of brutal conflict and neglect, and struggling with widespread poverty, food insecurity, uneven economic development and regional instability. As a result, the country experiences routine outbreaks of acute malnutrition that threaten thousands of lives.