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"A big number of household beneficiaries in the five municipalities and this city of Surigao del Sur started to benefit from the Action Contra la Faim (ACF), known as Action Against Hunger of the AECID-funded projects of the Spanish government."

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The Philippines has a troubled history of armed conflict between the government and various militant groups, uprooting millions of citizens from their homes over the last 40 years. While a climate of peace has prevailed over the past five years, huge inequities remain between the wealthy and extremely poor. Access to food and clean water remains a huge challenge to the most at risk, with more than 20% of Filipino children under age five experiencing malnutrition.

Earthquake in Japan: ACF Responding to Tsunami Threat in Philippines

CATANDUANES, PHILIPPINES—In response to the threat of tsunamis resulting from the 8.9-magnitude earthquake in Japan, the international humanitarian organization Action Against Hunger | ACF International has launched emergency measures with local and national authorities to help more than 45,000 people evacuate from at-risk areas of Catanduanes, an island province of the Philippines.

Visa and Leading Humanitarian Aid Organizations Partner to Improve Speed and Efficiency of Relief Payments in Times of Disaster Partnership to develop emergency preparedness for cash transfers, starting in the Philippines

"The Cash Learning Partnership, a consortium formed after the 2005 southeast Asia tsunami and whose Steering Committee includes Oxfam Great Britain, the British Red Cross, Save the Children, Action Against Hunger | ACF International and the Norwegian Refugee Council, is focused on improving the quality of programs whose approach includes the use of cash transfers whether in physical cash, paper voucher or digital currency form, such as through prepaid cards."

Visa and Leading Humanitarian Aid Organizations Partner to Improve Speed and Efficiency of Relief Payments in Times of Disaster

SAN FRANCISCO—Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), the global payments technology leader, and the Cash Learning Partnership, a consortium of leading humanitarian aid organizations, today announced a new partnership aimed at making the distribution of money to individuals—or cash transfers—in disaster relief faster, more effective and more secure.

ACF Responds to Disasters in Southeast Asia

PADANG, INDONESIA & MANILA, THE PHILIPPINES—Action Against Hunger | ACF International has launched an emergency response to assist the victims of two earthquakes that hit the Indonesian island of Sumatra over the last 48 hours. These natural disasters come in the wake of devastating flooding in the Philippines, where ACF teams are on the ground preparing to receive the first aerial shipment of emergency supplies.

ACF Launches Emergency Response in Philippines

MANILA, THE PHILIPPINES—The international humanitarian organization Action Against Hunger | ACF International is rushing to provide immediate assistance to the victims of Typhoon Ketsana, which hit the Philippines on Saturday. Severe flooding caused by the typhoon has forced hundreds of thousands of people from their homes and into temporary relief centers in the capital city of Manila and surrounding provinces.

Philippines: ACF Mounts Response in Wake of Typhoon

Over the next two months, Action Against Hunger / ACF-USA will provide drinking water to 15,000 people in several provinces in Mindanao, which is the southernmost island of the country, and distribute food to 7,500 others on the islands, as well as in the centre of the country, at Corcuera and Banton.

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,

Philippines Emergency: Urgent Need of Food and Water

Action Against Hunger experts are already in South Camarines, one of the areas most affected by Typhoon Durian.

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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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