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People of 2008 Finalist: Aid Workers Killed in the Line of Duty

"...The July kidnapping of two French aid workers caused the group Action Against Hunger to temporarily suspend its operations in Afghanistan. The pair, who were part of a team providing aid to Afghans at risk of malnutrition, were released two weeks later. ..."

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. ..."

Americans Increasingly Worried About Hunger

"...Last month, for example, the international humanitarian aid group Action Against Hunger joined hands with Weight Watchers, a well-known provider of weight management services, to launch a new campaign aiming to involve affluent Americans to improve their health through good nutrition while providing food for the poor. ..."

Brutal Taliban Killings Anger Aid Community

"...Last month, the kidnapping of two French aid workers caused the group Action Against Hunger to temporarily suspend its operations in Afghanistan. The pair, who were part of a team providing aid to Afghans at risk of malnutrition, were released earlier this month. ..."

Myanmar: NGOs Fill In Where UN, U.S. Can't Go

"...Lutheran World Relief, like many nonprofits active in Myanmar, such as Action Against Hunger and ActionAid, works with local groups who can move within the country and even travel to neighboring countries to procure urgently needed supplies. 'We give them the cash, and they can get what is needed and deliver it,' said Lee. ..."

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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