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16 Oct 2018 description

Action Against Hunger, This Bar Saves Lives, and The UK Department for International Development Announce Cross-sector Collaboration; Open to New Partners on World Food Day

14 Oct 2018 description

In the wake of the October 6 earthquake, Action Against Hunger’s teams in Haiti are supporting local authorities in monitoring the impacts of the disaster and preparing to help affected populations.

On Saturday, October 6, a magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck Haiti, followed by strong aftershocks on Sunday and Monday. The epicenter of the quake was located roughly 12 miles from the city of Port-de-Paix, on Haiti’s northwestern coast.

01 Oct 2018 description

1.0 Executive Summary

This report highlights the findings of the final independent evaluation of the “Surveillance and Evaluation Team (SET) and Multi-Sectoral Emergency Team (MET): An Integrated Emergency Response in South Sudan” project which was conducted in the months of August and September 2018.

18 Sep 2018 description
  1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

With 90% funding from the Regional Development and Protection Programme, Action Against Hunger has been implementing a 17-months project titled “Creating Job Opportunities for Young Adults” in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. The 10,806,000 DKK (Danish Krones) project was implemented in Zakho District of Dohuk Governorate. It aims to “improve the economic situation of vulnerable host communities, Internally Displaced Persons, and refugee families through the creation of new businesses.

15 Sep 2018 description

Typhoon Mangkhut is heading straight to the northern Philippines with devastating potential. If estimates from the Global System Disaster Alert and Coordination (GDACS) prove accurate, wind speeds could reach up to 155 miles per hour. Projected to be a Category 4 tropical storm, it is expected to make landfall in northern Luzon Island on the morning of September 14.

05 Sep 2018 description

Humanitarian organisations operating in Yemen strongly support and welcome the consultation meeting in Geneva as a first step being taken by parties to the conflict towards a political resolution.

As INGOs working in Yemen, every day we witness the devastating impact of the conflict on the lives of ordinary people, and the deteriorating humanitarian situation.

Save the Children's Yemen Country Director Tamer Kirolos said it was time to put an end to the suffering of millions of Yemeni children and their families.

31 Aug 2018 description
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LCB Declaration Paper - Berlin Conference 2018
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LCB Paper Berlin August 2018

With the crisis entering its ninth year and showing no signs of abating despite recent efforts, 10.7 million people continue to be in urgent need of life-saving assistance across north-east Nigeria, far-north Cameroon, Western Chad and south-east Niger. Nearly 2.4 million people are displaced with fresh waves of violence and human rights abuses resulting in thousands arriving into congested sites on a weekly basis.

26 Aug 2018 description
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One year passed since the beginning of the exodus of an estimated 706,000 Rohingya refugees from Rakhine State, Myanmar to Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh following what the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights called a “textbook example” of ethnic cleansing. The newly arrived Rohingya in Cox’s Bazar have joined hundreds of thousands who were part of previous waves of displacement from Myanmar.

26 Aug 2018 description

LIFE IN COX’S BAZAR

Traumatized, malnourished, and in desperate need of humanitarian aid, the newly displaced men, women, and children joined 200,000 additional Rohingya people already living in Bangladesh, who had been displaced by violence in previous years.

21 Aug 2018 description

By: Fardosa Hussein, Communications Manager, Action Against Hunger, Somalia

"Hey, Action Against Hunger, come here!” Xukun Muhumed calls out to her bubbly 21-month-old daughter Anzal. Her curious eyes gaze at the unfamiliar sight of a car parked nearby, and then she runs toward her mother, giggling.

14 Aug 2018 description

Senegal is experiencing the third severe drought period in six years, after 2011 and 2014, leaving nearly a quarter of a million people food insecure as the ‘hunger season’ begins.

12 Aug 2018 description

Action Against Hunger is empowering mothers like Elisabeth to use color-coded arm bands to detect their child's nutrition status – an effort that could help screen thousands more children for deadly malnutrition.

By: Lys Arango,
Roving Communications Officer,
Action Against Hunger

Elisabeth, 28, lives in Tupendane, a village two hours away from Isiolo, a small town in central Kenya. Until recently, she had never considered going to see a doctor.

10 Aug 2018 description

International non-government organisations (INGOs) in Yemen strongly condemn horrific Coalition airstrikes on a bus transporting school children in Yemen yesterday. This bombing follows an unacceptable trend of attacks on civilians and civilian infrastructure by parties to Yemen’s conflict. The killing of dozens of children has escalated the depravity of a war creating untold loss and destruction for people in Yemen.   

07 Aug 2018 description

Action Against Hunger remembers the humanitarian aid workers assassinated in Sri Lanka in 2006, and continues to demand justice for the murders of its staff.

22 Jul 2018 description

By: Lys Arango,
Roving Communications Officer,
Action Against Hunger

14 Jun 2018 description

June 14, 2018 - International aid groups working in Yemen today expressed outrage at the loss of human life that has resulted from a military assault on Hodeidah city and its port and accused the attackers of a total disregard for human suffering. The consequences of this attack will be nothing but catastrophic for the people of Hodeidah, as well as for the rest of the population across the country who rely on Hodeidah’s port for food, fuel and commercial goods, including life-saving supplies of medicines. Two-thirds of Yemen’s population are directly served by the port.