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Acute malnourishment threatens Niger's children

"An estimated 3.3 million people in Niger are facing severe food shortages as a result of poor rains and harvests in 2009. They are among 4.6 million individuals across West Africa's Eastern Sahel region – one of the poorest regions in the world – facing imminent starvation. Action Against Hunger is one of DFID's humanitarian partners that is part of the efforts to ensure humanitarian aid reaches Niger as quickly as possible."

DFID announces new support for vulnerable groups in Gaza

"...Action Against Hunger (£400,000) for water, sanitation and hygiene work. Because of damage to water pipes and wells, more than 250,000 people are believed currently to be without a water supply. Action Against Hunger will look to replace damaged pipes, valves and manholes and ensure individual households are reconnected, as well as raising awareness of good hygiene practices and water saving techniques. ..."

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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