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The European Commission and its humanitarian partners: collaboration that saves lives

The European Commission wants to ensure that every euro it spends on humanitarian assistance delivers maximum value to the people who need our assistance. This is an obligation toward those we help, but also toward our taxpayers whose solidarity is translated into humanitarian assistance with the help of the Commission’s partners.

Former President Elects To Fight Childhood Malnutrition In West Africa

"The Nutrition Working Group for West Africa brings together organizations actively combating malnutrition in the region and committed to close collaboration, such as Action Against Hunger (ACF).

The Group aims to support countries to scale up their action in nutrition and focuses on: coordinated advocacy and communication; the development of effective regional and national coalitions; regular situation analysis and dissemination, technical harmonization and updating; and expanding and improving human resources in national and regional governments."

Amidst alarming situation, aid agencies scale up response, Côte d'ivoire

"Amidst a highly volatile security situation, humanitarian agencies have stepped up in recent days their humanitarian response especially in Western Côte d'Ivoire in order to meet the various urgent needs of the civilians caught up in the recent fighting. During the past 24 hours, NGO Action Contre la Faim said it would deliver 24 tons of emergency equipment in Man, a town near Duékoué."

Two million Colombians caught up in devastating floods

"Action Against Hunger, an aid group working in the northern Cordoba province, says cases of diarrhoea among children under five years have increased fivefold since the heavy rains began. It also warns of dwindling supplies of clean water in some areas."

Tackling child hunger in Kenya

"When Fatima arrived at the Action Against Hunger centre, her body was wasting away as a result of under-feeding. 'I had no milk to give to her and many times all I could get to feed her was just black tea with a little sugar,' says her mother, Maryan."

WFP seeks to overcome operating setback in Sudan

"...Four of the expelled NGOs (Mercy Corps, Save the Children (US), Action Contre la Faim and Solidarites) were crucial partners to WFP in Darfur, where they carried out 35 percent of WFP distributions and reached 1.1 million people, plus 5,500 malnourished children and mothers on supplementary feeding. ..."

Chad: High malnutrition in west causes concern

"...Malnutrition among children under five is very high in Chad's western Kanem region, according to the results of a survey conducted under the leadership of the non-governmental organization Action Contre la Faim (ACF), released yesterday..."

UK announces extra £12 million to help cyclone victims in Burma

"...Up to £1 million for Action Against Hunger to help 37,500 people by providing clean, safe water, sanitation and hygiene, access to food and non-food items in Bogale Township, Irrawaddy Division. ..."

Sporadic Clashes in Sri Lanka After Heavy Fighting

"Sri Lankan government troops and Tamil Tiger rebels were engaged in sporadic clashes in the north of the island Monday, the day after fierce battles left scores of fighters dead, official sources said.

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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