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WFP continues hunger relief in war-torn Mali (Photos)

"The UN World Food Programme (WFP), in a report released today, says its emergency operation in Mali intends to feed 564,000 people. WFP's director, Ertharin Cousin, visited Mali last week and is urging the international community not to forget the drought and war devastated nation. Critical to WFP's strategy is aid to small children and mothers who are most vulnerable to malnutrition. Health centers have been set up in part of Northern Mali, a region which suffered through a conflict between the government and rebel groups.

Launch party for FoodToEat.com: an amazing food ordering concept

"In addition to celebrating its launch, FoodToEat.com also partnered with Action Against Hunger and provided more information at the party to increase awareness. This global organization was created to help end world hunger, and has been joined by numerous restaurants and leaders in the hospitality, food and beverage industries in this endeavor. It leads a worthy cause and FoodToEat.com is proud to be a part of that."

Global child feeding- the key to the Millennium Development Goals

"A New York Times feature recently highlighted the potential and the controversy of the plumpy'nut foods that fight child malnutrition. What cannot be forgotten amidst the debate is the number of malnourished children who need this food--now. The charity Action Against Hunger says 'each year, at least 3.5 million children die from malnutrition-related causes.' So any debate on plumpy'nut must also coincide with action on child feeding."

Action Against Hunger in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

"In D.R. Congo since 1996, Action Against Hunger carries out nutrition, food security and livelihoods, and water, sanitation, and hygiene programs in the provinces of Kasaï Occidental, Kasaï Oriental, Equateur, Katanga, North and South Kivu, Kinshasa, Province Orientale, and Bandundu. In 2009, our programs benefited over 500,000 people.

Reports from aid agencies on the ground in flood ravaged Pakistan

"A number of aid agencies are coming to the rescue of millions of people impacted by the massive flooding in northern Pakistan...ACF’s teams are rushing to assess where needs are most critical, but the scale of the crisis, the chaos of the displacement and dislocation, the impending monsoons, and the destruction of vital infrastructure make communication and coordination all the more difficult.

Photos of the humanitarian crisis in Niger

"Action Against Hunger has provided the following photos of the crisis now unfolding in Niger, one of the countries impacted by food shortages in the Sahel region of Africa...Action Against Hunger has set up therapeutic Stabilization Centers in local hospitals in response to the ongoing malnutrition crisis."

The controversy over milk bank donations to Haiti's babies

"The organizations UNICEF, Save the Children Alliance, World Vision, and Action Against Hunger have all been named as groups working on the ground in Haiti to assist nursing mothers to help them breast feed their infants. Monetary donations to these organizations will help Haitian mothers provide healthy breast milk to their children."

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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