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The London-based Financial Times selected Action Against Hunger as its partner for its 2010-2011 seasonal appeal to readers. The seasonal appeal, taking place from November to mid-January 2011, has raised £5 million over the past four years for Camfed, WaterAid, and Room to Read.

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"An alarming leap in malnutrition cases over the past 18 months prompted Action Against Hunger/ACF International, the beneficiary of this year’s FT seasonal appeal, to deploy an emergency team to the area."

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"Metumbo’s chances of doing that are much higher because of these therapeutic foods – and the efforts of Action Against Hunger/ACF International, the charity that the Financial Times is supporting in this year’s seasonal appeal and which carts in the supplies along near-impassable roads."

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"Since March, when a prolonged drought began to push up malnutrition levels across the region, known as Guatemala’s “dry corridor”, ACF has established three offices in the area and employed 35 staff to provide basic aid and assistance for the most vulnerable communities."

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"The walk-in medical centre here is one of a dozen in the area assisted by teams from the charity Action Against Hunger | ACF International. It has a mission not only to sustain the desperately hungry but also to help them pull themselves out of the hunger trap. The Financial Times is supporting the charity’s work through this year’s seasonal appeal."

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"Working in more than 40 countries from Guatemala to Georgia, ACF aids emergency treatment where malnutrition is rife. Its longer-term projects seek to address the underlying causes of hunger by improving farming techniques, supplying clean water and providing those at risk of starvation with tools to earn a living."

FT selects hunger charity for appeal

The Financial Times has selected Action Against Hunger, which is dedicated to preventing and fighting malnutrition around the world for its 2010 seasonal charity appeal to readers.

Financial Times Partners with Action Against Hunger for its Seasonal Appeal

NEW YORK, NY—The Financial Times has selected Action Against Hunger | ACF International, a global humanitarian organization with life-saving programs in over 40 countries, as its partner for its 2010-2011 seasonal appeal to readers.

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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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