Mohamed from Mogadishu, Somalia, eats ready-to-use therapeutic food at home after receiving treatment for malnutrition from 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.

Between conflict and malnutritionGeorgine with her 27-month-old son, David who was treated at an Action Against Hunger-supported health centre for severe acute malnutrition in DRC.

Democratic Republic of CongoBetween conflict and malnutrition

In Ituri province, ongoing fighting between different communities has destroyed homes and livelihoods – causing widespread hunger.

Meet Georgine


  • 44 countries

    We fight hunger and malnutrition in 44 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.

  • 91p

    Out of every £1 raised, 91p goes directly towards our charitable activities.

On the frontline of a climate-driven hunger crisisA boy is screened for malnutrition at an Action Against Hunger treatment centre in Madagascar.

On the frontline of a climate-driven hunger crisis

The effects of climate change are ravaging Madagascar – a country that produces just 0.01% of global emissions. Intense heat, droughts and a lack of rainfall are having a devastating impact on the health of people living there.

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A second wave of Covid-19 surges through IndiaAshwini Salvi with her young child in India.

A second wave of Covid-19 surges through India

As the country grapples with the coronavirus crisis, Action Against Hunger teams are providing urgent support to vulnerable communities.

Meet communities in Mumbai