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Food Security & Livelihoods

Action Against Hunger’s food security and livelihoods programs tackle the root causes of hunger: problems of access and production.

Encompassing a wide array of activities customized to meet a community’s specific needs, our programs are designed to bolster agricultural production, jumpstart local market activity, support micro-enterprise initiatives, and otherwise enhance a vulnerable community’s access to sustainable sources of food and income.

Participatory Risk, Capacity & Vulnerability Analysis: A Practitioner Manual for Field Workers

This manual is intended to provide methodological and practical guidance to ACF field workers on how to implement Participatory Capacity and Vulnerability Assessment (PCVA) so as to deisgn and initiate stand-alone or mainstreamed DRM actions at the community level. 

Participative Vulnerability and Capacity Analysis: Disaster Risk Reduction (French)

PVCA involves the communities to reduce their vulnerability to natural disasters to diagnose capacities and vulnerabilities. The objective of the PVCA is to build communities' resilience to disaster through a participative process. 

Participative Vulnerability and Capacity Analysis: Disaster Risk Reduction

PVCA involves the communities to reduce their vulnerability to natural disasters to diagnose capacities and vulnerabilities. The objective of the PVCA is to build communities' resilience to disaster through a participative process. 

Cholera Operational Positioning Paper

Cholera is a highly contagious yet easily preventable and treatable disease leading to around 120,000 deaths a year. It disproportionately affects immuno-compromised individuals, such as those suffering from under-nutrition. Thus, ACF is mandated to respond to cholera outbreaks. This paper aims at clarifying the nature of ACF intervention and their objectives. 

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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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