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La lutte contre la malnutrition et la faim en République Démocratique du Congo (RDC) est un défi permanent auquel Action Contre la Faim et les instances nationales travaillent depuis plus de 10 ans. La mission d’Action Contre la Faim RDC possède une expertise basée sur les leçons tirées de sa longue expérience dans le pays. Elle met en œuvre son programme phare de réponse aux crises nutritionnelles avec son équipe et les instances nationales grâce au soutien d’UNICEF, de l’aide humanitaire de l’UE et de UKAid.
The fight against malnutrition and hunger in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a challenge that Action Against Hunger has worked to address for close to ten years. The Action Against Hunger’s DRC nutrition emergency pool is the mission’s flagship and longest-running program, thanks to UKAid, EU Humanitarian Aid and UNICEF. The pool works in close collaboration with the Ministry of Health (MoH) and its division, PRONANUT, to confirm nutrition crisis alerts through rapidly deployed SMART surveys and respond to confirmed crisis through emergency intervention teams.
Clean water is a key tool in the fight against hunger
Every year on March 22, people around the globe celebrate World Water Day: an opportunity to spotlight and take meaningful action to tackle the solvable water problems that millions of people around the world experience each day.
Editor's note: This story was produced by Sven Ramones and Action Against Hunger staff in Democratic Republic of Congo.
Germaine was exhausted but relieved as she exited the St. Augustin health center. Her nine-year-old granddaughter, Constantine, was acutely malnourished and was admitted into Action Against Hunger’s emergency nutrition program to receive lifesaving treatment. The St. Augustin health center is one of 21 facilities supported by Action Against Hunger in Kahemba health district in Bandundu Province of western Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).