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The Philippines, One Year After Typhoon Haiyan

On November 8, 2013, Typhoon Haiyan—one of the most powerful typhoons recorded in history—swept across central Philippines, severely impacting 14 million people. As the people of the Philippines and the international community remember the lives lost and recognize the resilience of survivors, Action Against Hunger looks back on the year.

Press Release: Paul G. Allen Announces New Humanitarian Grants to Meet Real-Time Needs in Ebola-Stricken West Africa

SEATTLE, Nov. 6, 2014 – Philanthropist Paul G. Allen today announced new grants to provide immediate humanitarian relief to address basic human needs that are being threatened by the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Beginning today, these grants will enable aid organizations to provide food, supplies and prevention kits and rebuild local treatment centers in Ebola-stricken areas.

The Philippines After Typhoon Haiyan: A Year in Pictures

One year ago, on November 8, Typhoon Haiyan (known locally as Yolanda) struck the Philippines. Action Against Hunger responded immediately, and for the past year our teams have been working to rebuild communities devastated by the deadly storm. These pictures give a glimpse of the impact of the storm, the progress we’ve made, and the extraordinary resilience of people in the Philippines. Photo by Lucile Grosjean/ACF International

Video: Bringing Clean Water to Families Displaced from Northern Iraq

In response to the influx of families fleeing violence in Northern Iraq, Action Against Hunger is racing to provide critical water and sanitation services in camps and within host communities—including Zakho, where more than 100,000 displaced people have settled. 

Our Response to the World's Worst Food Crisis

Thirty five years ago today, the U.N. declared October 16 World Food Day to strengthen solidarity in the fight against hunger. In that spirit, we are highlighting the crisis in South Sudan, which the United Nations Security Council has declared the worst food crisis in the world.

Syrian Refugees in Lebanon: Their Stories and Our Work Through Pictures

This little girl and her family are still adjusting to life in a refugee camp outside of Zahle, a small city near the Syrian border. They’re just a few of the 1.5 million civilians who have fled to Lebanon over the past three years of conflict. 

Children living in a refugee camp in Zahle

Gender Policy (Spanish)

The ACF Gender Policy is based on the need for sound, realistic, informative, nutrition-sensitive gender and social analysis that can help ACF staff understand women’s, men’s, boys’, and girl’s needs and priorities, considering the workloads and cultural systems they operate within, in order to design programmes that have a higher impact and are more effective.

Gender Policy (French)

The ACF Gender Policy is based on the need for sound, realistic, informative, nutrition-sensitive gender and social analysis that can help ACF staff understand women’s, men’s, boys’, and girl’s needs and priorities, considering the workloads and cultural systems they operate within, in order to design programmes that have a higher impact and are more effective.

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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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