Conflict, drought, poverty and Covid-19 have caused a humanitarian emergency in Afghanistan. With 8 million people on the brink of famine, hear from families facing unprecedented levels of 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.
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.
When Medina’s 18-month-old daughter Munira became sick, she did everything she could to get her the treatment she needed. As soon as she heard of Action Against Hunger’s malnutrition treatment programme their lives changed for the better.
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.
Duncan Williamson, Action Against Hunger’s Global Climate Change Advisor, explains how the climate crisis is affecting our planet’s fragile food system and what we can do to help the most vulnerable communities.
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.
A group of incredible women in western Kenya have joined forces to transform the health of their community.
As the country grapples with the coronavirus crisis, Action Against Hunger teams are providing urgent support to vulnerable communities.
In Ituri, Democratic Republic of Congo, ongoing fighting between different communities has destroyed homes and livelihoods – causing widespread hunger.
Six years on from the start of the war, 400,000 children could die from hunger in Yemen.
How Nyanut Kuan is committed to providing clean water for her village in South Sudan.