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Aid Worker Fatalities: A Growing Global Trend

"...And just two weeks ago, four workers with the international group Action Against Hunger were kidnapped in the Somali regional capital town of Dhusa Mareb. ..."

Four Action Against Hunger Staff Kidnapped in Somalia

This morning in Dhusa Mareb, Somalia, four expatriates working for the humanitarian aid agency Action Against Hunger | ACF International were ambushed by gunmen while en route to the airport.

Relief Worker Attacks in Afghanistan, Somalia Cut Aid

"...For the first time, humanitarian workers are being specifically targeted, said Nan Dale, the U.S. executive director for Paris-based Action Against Hunger/Action Contre la Faim, which had two French workers kidnapped in Afghanistan on July 18. ..."

Somalia: Humanitarian Crisis Looms as Conditions Deteriorate

The Somali population is trapped between harsh basic conditions and increasing insecurity. Hundreds of thousands of people rely on foreign aid to survive. But security threats against humanitarian workers are increasing to dangerous levels which may hamper vital assistance.

Action Against Hunger Calls for a Global Fund to Fight Hunger and Malnutrition

The phenomenon of rising food prices is witnessed by Action Against Hunger / Action Contre la Faim (ACF) in many countries in which it operates (Haiti, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Philippines, Ethiopia,

Somalis Caught in a Stranglehold

The world has turned its attention recently to fighting among "Islamist tribunals" and "warlords" in Somalia, but for 15 years the population's access to basic resources and critical humanitarian aid has been tenuous. The country's unpredictable climate, a general lack of security, and the absence of essential services in this country, which has not had a government since 1991, are aggravating the Somalis' precarious situation.

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About Action Against Hunger | ACF International

Action Against Hunger is internationally recognized as a leader in the fight against global malnutrition. Action Against Hunger works to save the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger. With over 30 years of expertise in emergency situations of conflict, natural disaster, and chronic food insecurity, Action Against Hunger runs life-saving programs in some 40 countries benefiting 5 million people each year.

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