Fardosa receives treatment at an Action Against Hunger nutrition centre in Ethiopia.

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UNTIL THE WORLD IS FREE FROM HUNGER

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

About us

WE'RE FOR

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.

Safiya and her daughter Fardosa at a treatment centre run by Action Against Hunger in Ethiopia.

Mothers on the frontline"If it wasn't for Action Against Hunger, I would’ve lost my child."

Despite her daughter’s battle with life-threatening hunger, Safiya remains hopeful she will recover as she receives treatment at an Action Against Hunger treatment centre.

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OUR REACH

  • 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.

Supporting mothers in Ethiopia Ware is an Action Against Hunger-trained nurse in Ethiopia who treats babies suffering with malnutrition

Supporting mothers in Ethiopia

The long, dry seasons in Ethiopia mean families are unable to grow crops or keep livestock. Mothers often struggle to feed their babies. Ware Arbale is an Action Against Hunger-trained nurse in Ethiopia, who helps families affected by the climate crisis.

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The voices of the climate crisisAlfred Efahaken, is a farmer and beneficiary of the AFAFI project supported by Action Against Hunger

The voices of the climate crisis

Recently described as the first country on the brink of a climate change-related famine, meet our staff and local communities in Madagascar as they feel the immediate effects of climate change.

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