New Research illuminates the need to rethink hunger prevention and relief
Aid agencies operating in Yemen are horrified by the news that more than 70 people, including migrants, women and children, have been killed in Hodaida and Sada on Friday morning.
Just two weeks after launching an emergency appeal for Afghanistan on 15 December, the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) has now raised £26m for the millions of people suffering in Afghanistan, as they face a desperate and freezing start to 2022. It is currently estimated that over 8 million people are on the brink of famine, with 1 million children under the age of five at risk of dying over the next three months.
Typhoon Rai has affected more than 1,800,000 people and caused at least 375 deaths in the Philippines. According to local authorities, this is the worst typhoon to hit the country this year. Action Against Hunger is responding to the needs of affected communities – organising food distributions and facilitating access to water and sanitation.
Leading aid workers yesterday sounded the alarm to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe in Afghanistan and said there was a ‘small window of opportunity’ to respond before the freezing winter sets in.
The UK's contribution to tackling malnutrition at the summit fell far short of expectations.
Action Against Hunger UK joined organisations in an open letter calling on world leaders to fully fund a $41 billion humanitarian hunger response to prevent famine globally and address the emergencies fuelling global hunger: conflict, the climate crisis and the Covid-19 pandemic.
With 45 million people on the brink of famine, Action Against Hunger is joining NGOs calling on world leaders to take urgent action.
A group of chefs have co-signed a letter to show their support for a new commitment to reducing malnutrition at the upcoming Nutrition for Growth Summit in early December.
Agreement at COP26 demonstrates that leaders are not doing enough to combat the devastating humanitarian impacts of the climate crisis.
The year 2021 is a pivotal moment – marking the start of the last decade of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to achieve the 2030 agenda.
The food situation in Afghanistan has deteriorated significantly in 2021, with nearly 19 million Afghans experiencing high levels of acute food insecurity between September and October 2021.