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

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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.

How we're supporting people fleeing their homesUkrainian refugees arrive by bus to Palanca, Moldova.

Ukraine conflictHow we're supporting people fleeing their homes

The ongoing conflict is threatening the lives and livelihoods of millions of civilians. Our emergency response to the crisis has reached 150,000 people in Ukraine, Poland, Romania and Moldova.

Learn about our response


  • 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.

Ana's story: escaping conflict in UkrainePeople in Kyiv carrying whatever they can.

Ana's story: escaping conflict in Ukraine

Our former colleague shares her story of life in Kyiv during the first airstrikes, how she managed to leave the city and how she’s supporting the humanitarian response in Moldova.

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Act now to prevent life-threatening hungerBaby Fardosa with her mother in Ethiopia.

Act now to prevent life-threatening hunger

Over 45 million people are on the brink of famine across the world, but it doesn't have to be this way. Add your name if you want fast and effective action to prevent life-threatening hunger.

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Write to Vicky Ford

Write to Vicky Ford

More than 15 million people across Somalia, Ethiopia, and Kenya are facing life-threatening hunger, half of whom are children. Yet, world leaders have been slow to respond. Famine is preventable with fast and effective action. Vicky Ford, Minister for Africa, must act now to save lives. Will you?

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