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Action Against Hunger’s methods for identifying and rescuing populations afflicted with acute malnutrition are internationally renowned, having pioneered revolutionary nutrition products and field tested treatment protocols that have become industry standards.

From rural mountain villages to the confines of refugee camps to ethnically divided cities, Action Against Hunger treats and prevents malnutrition in over 40 countries around the world. Our programs are launched most often during times of crisis and focus on the most vulnerable, including young children and women who are pregnant or nursing.

A Father's Fight to Feed His Children

Editor's Note: This piece is the second in a series leading up to World Food Day on October 16th. We're proud to be highlighting some of our nutrition success stories from West Pokot, Kenya, and wish to extend our gratitude to partners UNICEF and ECHO (The European Community Humanitarian Office) for supporting these programs.

Thick smoke surrounds Joseph Ngolemwai as he digs his spade into the ground. With a deep grunt he heaves it back out and throws a pile of mud onto a mound of smoking firewood.

Bringing Baby Peter Back to Health

Editor's Note: This piece is the first in a series leading up to World Food Day on October 16th. We're proud to be highlighting some of our nutrition success stories from West Pokot, Kenya, and wish to extend our gratitude to partners UNICEF and ECHO (The European Community Humanitarian Office) for supporting these programs.

Baby Peter cannot sit still. Each time his mother, Mary, sits him down on her lap the two-year-old wriggles free and runs away giggling.

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

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. 

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. 

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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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