Press releases and statements

Read the latest press releases, news and statements from our Media team.

Ceasefire agreed in Gaza

A young boy caught up in the violence in Gaza

Action Against Hunger will scale up its work in Gaza and continue its dedication to protect and respond to the needs of the population in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.

Civil society statement on the protection of civilians in armed conflict

Action Against Hunger logo on a blue background.

The Covid-19 pandemic has interacted with new, ongoing and protracted conflicts, exacerbating existing inequalities and protection concerns, and contributing to dramatically escalating humanitarian needs including displacement, famine, food insecurity and desperate medical shortfalls.

Our response to the UK aid cuts statement

A woman collects food at a fair organised by Action Against Hunger in Democratic Republic of Congo.

Yesterday’s statement and today’s International Development Committee session on UK official development assistance (ODA) spend have provided none of the clarity we desperately need.

Yemen: designating 'Houthis' a terrorist organisation will have disastrous impact on civilians

A girl collecting water in Yemen.

Action Against Hunger is extremely concerned about the humanitarian consequences of the United States designating Ansar Allah (known as the ‘Houthis’) in Yemen as a Foreign Terrorist Organisation (FTO). We firmly believe this designation will have a devastating impact on a civilian population already living in the world’s worst humanitarian disaster and, in many cases, on the brink of famine.