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The voices of the climate crisis

Alfred Efahaken, is a farmer and beneficiary of the AFAFI project supported by Action Against Hunger

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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Madagascar: on the frontline of a climate-driven hunger crisis

A boy is screened for malnutrition at an Action Against Hunger treatment centre in Madagascar.

The effects of climate change are ravaging the southern districts of Madagascar, a country that produces just 0.01% of global emissions. The frequency and intensity of droughts have risen sharply in the last few years – having a devastating impact on the health of people living there.

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Between conflict and malnutrition

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

In Ituri, Democratic Republic of Congo, ongoing fighting between different communities has destroyed homes and livelihoods – causing widespread hunger.