A smiling girl who's been supported by Action Against Hunger.


We’re an international charity committed to saving the lives of malnourished children and supporting their families to beat hunger.

About us


Good nutrition

An Action Against Hunger staff member screens a child for malnutrition in Mali.

Providing children with the nutrition they need means they can fulfil their potential and look forward to a brighter future.

Gender equality

A group of women supported by Action Against Hunger in Ethiopia.

Hunger affects everyone differently. But around the world, women and girls are most at risk of becoming malnourished.

Climate resilience

Gai tries to spear fish after his village in South Sudan is flooded.

Rising temperatures and extreme weather are having a huge impact on communities already struggling to get the food they need.

Safer communities

South Sudanese refugees supported by an Action Against Hunger member of staff.

Most people facing hunger and malnutrition in the world today can be found in countries affected by conflict.

Supporting the vaccine rollout in AfricaPeople in South Sudan show their proof of vaccination cards

CoronavirusSupporting the vaccine rollout in Africa

Action Against Hunger is getting Covid-19 vaccines to the people who need it most in Somalia, South Sudan, Madagascar and Zimbabwe.

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  • 46 countries

    We fight hunger and malnutrition in 46 countries across Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.

  • 25m

    Our life-saving programmes reached 25 million people around the world in 2020.

  • 96p

    Out of every £1 raised, 96p goes directly towards our charitable activities.

What's happening in Afghanistan? Safia, a girl living in an informal camp in northwest Afghanistan.

What's happening in Afghanistan?

Families in Afghanistan are experiencing unprecedented levels of hunger and malnutrition, with 8 million people on the brink of famine. Hear from our country director to learn more about the current situation and how you can help.

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A mother’s fight to save her baby from life-threatening hungerMedina and her daughter Munira enjoy a meal at their home in Ethiopia.

A mother’s fight to save her baby from life-threatening hunger

When Medina’s 18-month-old daughter Munira became sick, she did everything she could to get her the treatment she needed.

Read their story