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 HUNGRY FOR PEACE- ACTION AGAINST HUNGER CONDEMNS THE WEAPONISATION OF HUNGER IN CONFLICT WITH NEW CAMPAIGN TO #StopHungerCrime

HUNGRY FOR PEACE- ACTION AGAINST HUNGER CONDEMNS THE WEAPONISATION OF HUNGER IN CONFLICT WITH NEW CAMPAIGN TO #StopHungerCrime

Press releases   •   Nov 12, 2018 00:00 GMT

• 821 million people - one in nine globally - were suffering from hunger in 20171 • 60 per cent of undernourished people are living in war zones2 and conflict is one of the primary causes of rising global hunger • #StopHungerCrime seeks to improve global governance of the deadly relationship between armed conflict and hunger

INDONESIA: ACTION AGAINST HUNGER TO SET UP EMERGENCY INTERVENTION WITH A LOCAL DISASTER RESPONSE PARTNER
 THIRD DROUGHT IN SIX YEARS LEAVES 245,000 PEOPLE WITHOUT FOOD IN SENEGAL

THIRD DROUGHT IN SIX YEARS LEAVES 245,000 PEOPLE WITHOUT FOOD IN SENEGAL

Press releases   •   Aug 13, 2018 00:00 BST

• Almost one in five children are already affected by acute malnutrition as harvests have already been exhausted. • Lack of pasture due to low rainfall is causing massive death of livestock. • Seasonal rains in 2017 decreased by 66% in Podor compared to the previous year

GUATEMALA FUEGO VOLCANO EMERGENCY: ACTION AGAINST HUNGER RESPONDS AS DEATH TOLL RISES

Press releases   •   Jun 05, 2018 00:00 BST

• Potential flooding in the coming weeks during the rainy season could worsen the situation of the more than 1.7 million people affected. • Action Against Hunger’s emergency water and sanitation (WASH) team has been mobilised to the Escuintla Department of Guatemala to assess the clean water, sanitation and hygiene needs of those affected by the eruption.