If the worst drought in a generation wasn’t making things hard enough, the conflict in Ukraine is now causing food prices to skyrocket across east Africa. 23 million are already on the brink of famine. And the worst is yet to come.
The latest UN Hunger Hotspots report highlights Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen as the countries with the highest levels of hunger.
The ongoing conflict in Ukraine is threatening the lives and livelihoods of millions of civilians. So far, our emergency response to the crisis has reached 150,000 people in Ukraine and neighbouring Poland, Romania and Moldova.
We all know the conflict in Ukraine is devastating – the daily horrors are chilling and terrifying. But less well-known is the impact this will have in some of the world’s poorest countries.
Huge numbers of people are crossing Ukraine's border into Moldova with only what they can carry. We're supporting them with food, hygiene kits and counselling.
Action Against Hunger is getting Covid-19 vaccines to the people who need it most in Somalia, South Sudan, Madagascar and Zimbabwe.
With communities facing extreme hunger as a harsh winter sets in, our Country Director in Afghanistan answers any questions you may have about the country’s ongoing humanitarian crisis.
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.
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.
Six years on from the start of the war, 400,000 children could die from hunger in Yemen.
Our Communications Manager in Somalia discusses being the only female photojournalist in Mogadishu, and describes how she captured the remarkable recovery of a one-year-old girl from life-threatening hunger for our Six Weeks To Save a Life Appeal.