Action Against Hunger’s international network produces a variety of published works from context analysis and regional assessments to community surveys and field reports.
A striking relationships exists between the HIV pandemic and the impact of inadequate water and sanitation resources. Infectious diseases stemming from poor sanitation and contaminated water sources complicate malnutrition and illness; for those with HIV, the impact and risk is even greater. Yet, as outlined in this report, Action Against Hunger | ACF International’s ongoing research and field work offer a range of proven, cost-effective solutions.
This Action Against Hunger | ACF International positioning paper consolidates and clarifies ACF’s approach to water, sanitation, and hygiene through a comprehensive understanding of the UN's Human Right to Water (HRTW). This was undertaken to increase the impact and sustainability of ACF’s programs in the water, sanitation and hygiene sector, and to use the HRTW as an advocacy tool in the service of saving lives by combating hunger and disease amongst vulnerable groups.
As part of a humanitarian effort to address the AIDS pandemic, Action Against Hunger | ACF International works to mitigate the impact of HIV/AIDS on vulnerable communities. HIV has complicated the treatment of severe malnutrition, challenging traditional approaches and requiring substantial investments in field-based research. This publication makes an important contribution to understanding the linkages between HIV/AIDS and hunger by highlighting ACF's vital research in Malawi.
As the principal providers for families around the world, women are key partners in the struggle to end hunger and agencies must incorporate such realities into the very design of their humanitarian programs.
After a career in banking, Stéphanie Rivoal joined Action Against Hunger | ACF International in northern Sudan in 2005 where she documented in stunning photographic detail the complexities that underlie the humanitarian crisis in Darfur. This publication is currently out of print and not available for download.