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Nutrition

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.

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. 

Meet Laurie Donohue, One of Our Awesome Fundraisers

Meet Laurie Donohue, an incoming college freshman from California who, after battling serious health issues, was inspired to write To the Core, a kid-friendly book about healthy eating and lifestyle. She hopes to raise funds and awareness for Action Against Hunger’s lifesaving work worldwide.

A Widening Smile: Baby Ilias' Story

Hasna, a mother in Kenya, faced a dilemma. Her young son Ilias was sick, very sick. He was not able to keep any nutrients in his little body, suffering from severe nausea, diarrhea, and fever. After she watched in anguish as he deteriorated for two straight days, Hasna was left with only one option—to travel nearly ten miles on foot with her baby to get him the care he so desperately needed.

Supporting Moms and Babies This World Breastfeeding Week

Today, August 1st, marks the kickoff of World Breastfeeding Week.  It’s a great time for both reflection and action by political, social, and humanitarian groups like Action Against Hunger—and indeed, by a whole lot of moms across the globe!

Volunteers Boost Nutrition Efforts in Pakistan

An organization is only as strong as the people who support its work, and in Pakistan that support for Action Against Hunger is rock solid! Since 2005, we have worked in Pakistan to combat acute malnutrition and provide emergency relief to those affected by natural disasters. On the municipal and national level, Pakistan has shown increased dedication to fighting acute malnutrition as a country.

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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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