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As of 2011, some five years after the collapse of the Lord’s Resistance Army’s insurgency in northern Uganda, some semblance of stability returned to Uganda’s troubled North, bringing more than 20 years of insecurity and displacement to a close while unleashing new needs as the displaced sought a return to their pre-crisis lives.

Engineer from Piedmont helping rebuild Uganda

"In her current position as a Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Program Manager for the humanitarian organization Action Against Hunger, Lyons manages about 20 people and works on projects such as drilling new wells, installing hand pumps, building structures to protect natural springs from contamination and training others in hygiene promotion."

Ugandans Return Home to a Demolished Water Infrastructure

"As communities re-settle, humanitarian organizations like Action Against Hunger, ACF International (ACF), are using advanced technology to help refugees help themselves. 'They are able to restart their lives, they might be farmers and they might own land, now that it is safe to go back they have an invested interest. Life and opportunity is very difficult,' said Nick Radin, water sanitation and hygiene advisor with ACF."

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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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