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25 Nov 2002 description

While responding to the large-scale food shortages in Southern Africa and Ethiopia, Action Against Hunger is highlighting the dramatic nutrition situation in many forgotten African countries. In the light of recent articles in the British press, making comparisons between the situation in Southern Africa and Ethiopia, Action Against Hunger wishes to emphasise the vital importance of bringing assistance to all populations suffering from hunger.

04 Oct 2002 description

Nairobi, Kenya, October 4, 2002- Action Against Hunger urges the removal of the flight ban over the Eastern and Western Equatoria regions of Sudan and calls on all parties involved to ensure unimpeded humanitarian access to the 800,000 people directly affected.

13 Jun 2002 description

The commitments of the "Rome Summit" held six years ago are far from being fulfilled, and Action Against Hunger wishes to remind the Heads of Governments of the following:

  • They have been unable to stop or prevent food crises since 1996
  • Hunger is a political issue
  • Dying from starvation is preventable
Action Against Hunger took this opportunity to examine the critical humanitarian situation in several countries including Sudan.

Insufficient food aid in priority zones...

11 Jun 2002 description

The commitments of the "Rome Summit" held six years ago are far from being fulfilled and Action contre la Faim wishes to remind the Heads of Governments of the following :

  • since 1996, they have been unable to stop or prevent food crises,
  • hunger is a political issue,
  • dying of starvation is not a fatality.
Action contre la Faim takes this opportunity to examine the critical humanitarian situation in several countries.
11 Jun 2002 description

Después de seis años de la =FAltima Cumbre Mundial de la Alimentación en Roma, los objetivos previstos no se han conseguido. Acción Contra el Hambre, consciente de que ello depende de la voluntad de los políticos, reclama a los jefes de estado reunidos en la capital italiana de nuevo, una movilización internacional y acciones determinantes para acabar con el hambre. Como expertos internacionales en la lucha contar el hambre y la desnutrición, a Acción Contra el Hambre le gustaría destacar que:

11 Jun 2002 description

Sommet mondial de l'alimentation (10 - 13 juin) : Six ans après le « Sommet de Rome », dont les engagements sont aujourd'hui loin d'être tenus, Action contre la Faim souhaite rappeler aux Chefs d'Etats :

10 Jun 2002 description

Six years after the World Food Summit in Rome, the commitments made at the summit have not been fulfilled. Action Against Hunger is calling on the Heads of State for international mobilization and determined action to end hunger. As international experts in the fight against hunger and malnutrition, Action Against Hunger wishes to highlight that:

  • Since 1996, Heads of State have not been successful in preventing new food crises. In Southern Africa alone, over 10 million people are on the brink of starvation unless immediate and large-scale action is taken.
07 May 2002 description

Action Against Hunger expresses its deep concern regarding the nutrition and food security situation in Unity State, Sudan, particularly in Bentiu-Rob Kona.

07 May 2002 description

Action contre la Faim lance un cri d'alarme face à la crise alimentaire que subit actuellement l'état d'Unity, et plus particulièrement la zone de Bentiu - Rob Kona. Déjà, l'année dernière, à la même époque, les taux de malnutrition des jeunes enfants étaient de 20% dans cette zone puis de 30 à 40% quelques mois plus tard. Action contre la faim souhaite lancer un cri d'alarme pour éviter que cette situation ne se transforme à nouveau en drame humanitaire.