Action Against Hunger’s international network produces a variety of published works from context analysis and regional assessments to community surveys and field reports.
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the resilience of Somalia’s fragile health system, a country already affected by multiple humanitarian crises, having experienced conflict, drought, floods, and a locust invasion within the last nine months alone. The COVID-19 crisis will inevitably inflict more harm on a weakened and fragile health system.
Action Against Hunger, in a coordinated effort with UNICEF and the US Centers for Disease Control, is conducting the Innovations and COVID-19 Adaptations in the Management of Child Wasting Project, a global study to capture adaptations and associated learning over the course of the pandemic. As part of this initiative, we invite organizations around the world to come together a share experiences and resources to:
The COVID-19 pandemic is having a devastating impact on already fragile livelihoods and unstable economies in the Horn and East Africa. Some of these impacts may include reduced agricultural productivity, weak supply chains, increased cross border trade tensions, limited employment prospects and rising political and regulatory uncertainty.
COVID-19 and the Risks to the Nutritional Outcomes of Children and Women in Eastern and Southern AfricaJuly, 2020
A joint call to protect the nutritional status of the most vulnerable women and children across Eastern and Southern Africa from the effects of COVID-19, issued by Action Against Hunger, Catholic Relief Services, Concern Worldwide, the International Rescue Committee, Save the Children, the UN Refugee Agency, UNICEF, the World Food Program, and the World Health Organization.
In past pandemics, we have seen that more people can die from the indirect consequences of an outbreak than from the disease itself. As the fight against the pandemic pushes millions into poverty and hunger, COVID-19 will likely be no different.
October 16, 2019, World Food Day Action Against Hunger, the world’s hunger specialist, today released a Global Hunger Awareness Survey showing that the rate of child deaths attributable to hunger is far worse than Americans realize. The study also found that most Americans expect their government to do more and would have a more positive view of 2020 presidential candidates who address this issue. Gen Z is the most concerned.
Action Against Hunger is the world’s hunger specialist and leader in a global movement that aims to end life-threatening hunger for good within our lifetimes. For more than 40 years, the humanitarian and development organization has been on the front lines, treating and preventing hunger across nearly 50 countries. It served more than 21 million people in 2018 alone.