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Aug 06, 2020, 14:10 ET Action Against Hunger Warns of Growing Nutrition Emergency; New Data Reveals One in Four Refugee Children in Pagak, Ethiopia Are Dangerously Malnourished

Action Against Hunger, the world's nonprofit hunger specialist, today warned of a growing hunger crisis in Ethiopia. Newly released data reveals that ...


Oct 16, 2019, 07:20 ET Action Against Hunger Releases "Band Together" Campaign and New Poll Showing Americans Want Greater U.S. Leadership on Global Hunger

World Food Day – Action Against Hunger, the world's hunger specialist, today announced Band Together, a global campaign to raise awareness about...


May 22, 2019, 07:48 ET Action Against Hunger Calls On U.N. To Implement Resolution 2417 And Help Break The Deadly Link Between Conflict And Hunger

Action Against Hunger, the world's nonprofit hunger specialist, today renewed calls for the United Nations to live up to the words of Resolution...


Apr 17, 2019, 07:00 ET Action Against Hunger U.S.A. Appoints New CEO to Address Rising Malnutrition Worldwide

Action Against Hunger U.S.A., the world's hunger specialist, today announced that it has appointed a new CEO, Dr. Charles Owubah, who joins the NGO...


Apr 05, 2019, 10:18 ET Action Against Hunger Earns 4-Star Rating From Charity Navigator For Its 13th Consecutive Year

Action Against Hunger, a global humanitarian organization, today announced that it earned a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for its 13th...


Oct 16, 2018, 09:00 ET This Bar Saves Lives® Teams Up With Action Against Hunger To Double The Number Of Children Treated For Severe Hunger In Remote And "Forgotten" Places

Social impact brand This Bar Saves Lives, LLC announced that it is the first company to partner with Action Against Hunger to pilot a new model for...


Jul 05, 2018, 11:57 ET One in Five Displaced Children in Somalia is Malnourished, New Data Shows

The international humanitarian organization Action Against Hunger warns that one in five young displaced children living in settlements in Somalia is ...


Sep 15, 2017, 11:58 ET State of Food Insecurity and Nutrition in the World 2017

NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- According to a new report issued by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations...


Sep 08, 2017, 15:31 ET Hurricane Irma Heightens Risk Of Cholera And Food Crisis In Haiti

Late Thursday evening, September 7th, Hurricane Irma—the most powerful Category 5 storm ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean—crossed north of Haiti....


Sep 07, 2017, 10:48 ET Bangladesh Experiences Massive Influx of Refugees Fleeing Escalating Violence in Myanmar

An outbreak of violence in Myanmar's Rakhine State that began on August 25th is causing large numbers of people to flee across the border into...


May 19, 2017, 14:39 ET Aid Agency Warns Yemen's Health System Threatened By Worsening Cholera Emergency

In Yemen, a rampant cholera epidemic is threatening the lives of populations already weakened by two years of conflict. Authorities in Yemen have...


Feb 21, 2017, 14:06 ET South Sudan Plunges into Preventable Catastrophe: 100,000 People Face Famine in Unity State

Action Against Hunger issued an urgent call for political leadership to end the conflict in South Sudan in response to the official declaration of...


Dec 22, 2016, 12:01 ET Evidence Indicates Elevated Risk of Famine in Northeast Nigeria

Multiple experts, including Action Against Hunger, have validated new analysis confirming an elevated risk of famine in Nigeria's Borno State among...


Dec 16, 2016, 11:43 ET Syria: Action Against Hunger Ready to Respond to Needs of Civilians in East Aleppo

Today, the international humanitarian organization Action Against Hunger called on all parties to the conflict in Syria to ensure direct access to...


Jul 21, 2016, 07:00 ET Neglected Hunger Crisis Surges behind Front Lines of Fighting in Northeast Nigeria

The international humanitarian organization Action Against Hunger is calling for full, immediate access to parts of Borno State in northeast Nigeria, ...