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Surviving Typhoon Haiyan: "Things Are Starting to Get Better."

Condora Acosta, a resident of Tacloban, rocks her 20-month-old nephew, Lestor Yen, as she waits to receive a hygiene kit from Action Against Hunger’s emergency response teams. Condora is one of many survivors who sought refuge at her local church after Typhoon Haiyan devastated her community.

Celebrating World Toilet Day with Education

Earlier this year, the United Nations designated November 19th as World Toilet Day in order to raise awareness for the 2.5 billion people who do not have access to sanitation and toilets. In Pakistan, one of the countries where Action Against Hunger works, more than 43 million people do not have access to proper sanitation, and sanitation-related diseases are responsible for more than half of all deaths of children under five.

One Week After Typhoon Haiyan, Racing to Restore Water Systems, Prevent Disease

One week ago, Typhoon Haiyan—the deadliest typhoon to ever make landfall—struck the Philippines, leaving a massive humanitarian disaster in its wake: it is now estimated that nearly thirteen million people have been affected across nine regions, four million of whom have lost their homes.

“They Need Urgent Help”: Nearly Twelve Million People Affected by Typhoon Haiyan

In the Philippines, the already staggering number of people impacted by the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan keeps growing: across the country, some 11.8 million people have been affected, nearly one million of whom have been displaced from their homes.

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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