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.

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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

Mamadou prays as the first rains of the year arrive in Mauritania.

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.

Yemen Emergency AppealMazen visits an Action Against Hunger mobile clinic in Yemen.

Conflict in YemenYemen Emergency Appeal

Described as the world’s worst humanitarian crisis in decades, 24 million people in Yemen urgently need our help.

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  • 46 countries

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

  • 17m

    Our life-saving programmes reached 17 million people around the world in 2019.

  • 91p

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

Covid-19 hero: volunteering to save livesTondrua is an Action Against Hunger volunteer in South Sudan.

Covid-19 hero: volunteering to save lives

Tondrua is an Action Against Hunger volunteer in South Sudan. As the country remains vulnerable to coronavirus, he continues to raise awareness among his community.

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Devastating floods cause hunger in South SudanNyagout Lok, 46, and her pregnant daughter, Nyakoang Majok, 28, set up a bed in the water – there is no room for both of them to sleep inside their temporary shelter in South Sudan.

Devastating floods cause hunger in South Sudan

In late 2020, more than one million people were trapped or forced to leave their homes because of extreme flooding. Meet communities affected by the crisis.

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