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ALMOST 11 MILLION PEOPLE TO FACE HUNGER CRISIS IN THE SAHEL IN 2019

ALMOST 11 MILLION PEOPLE TO FACE HUNGER CRISIS IN THE SAHEL IN 2019

Press releases   •   May 03, 2019 07:00 BST

• Although the Autumn rains were better than those of former years, a lack of resilience to poor previous harvests, coupled with violence in the border areas of Niger-Mali-Burkina Faso, Lake Chad and Mauritania- Senegal, will exacerbate the 2019 hunger season. • One in five people needing humanitarian assistance globally live in the Sahel, yet this area receives only 12% of the world's aid.

LEBANON: SEVERE WINTER STORMS CAUSE COLLAPSE OF BASIC SANITATION SYSTEMS FOR SYRIAN REFUGEES

LEBANON: SEVERE WINTER STORMS CAUSE COLLAPSE OF BASIC SANITATION SYSTEMS FOR SYRIAN REFUGEES

Press releases   •   Jan 30, 2019 00:00 GMT

• Successive storms of rain, wind and snow in the Bekaa valley, Lebanon, have caused flooding in Syrian refugee settlements since the beginning of January. • Some drinking water is now contaminated as a result, constituting a danger to public health

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

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​Two Years On: Rohingya Deserve Justice and A Place at the Table

​Two Years On: Rohingya Deserve Justice and A Place at the Table

News   •   Aug 21, 2019 19:02 BST

Action Against Hunger among 61 NGOs warning of worsening crisis in Myanmar and calling for inclusion of refugees on decisions around their safe and voluntary return

​TORRENTIAL RAINS AND FLOODING DISPLACE THOUSANDS IN SOUTHERN AFGHANISTAN

News   •   Mar 18, 2019 11:24 GMT

Heavy rains and flash flooding in southern Afghanistan have left thousands hungry and destitute

HUNGER IS NOT INEVITABLE IN THE SAHEL: PRIORITIES FOR RESILIENCE AND DEVELOPMENT

HUNGER IS NOT INEVITABLE IN THE SAHEL: PRIORITIES FOR RESILIENCE AND DEVELOPMENT

News   •   Jan 28, 2019 13:28 GMT

The Sahel has experienced a greater increase in hunger over the past decade than any other region - yet hunger is not inevitable in the Sahel.

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To reach Sustainable Development Goals developed for 2030, we must reverse the trend of increasing child hunger

To reach Sustainable Development Goals developed for 2030, we must reverse the trend of increasing child hunger

Blog posts   •   Oct 18, 2019 09:55 BST

With global hunger and child malnutrition on the rise, the international community must renew its commitments to reverse this trend.

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BANGLADESH VIDEO WORLD WATER DAY

BANGLADESH VIDEO WORLD WA...

Rohingya children learn about sanitation in Kutupalong Camp in Cox's Bazaar.

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SAHEL: PRIORITIES FOR RESILIENCE AND DEVELOPMENT

Action Against Hunger, Oxfam and Save the Children reiterate the urgency of strengthening humanitarian and development responses and the civilian protection and putting them at the heart of regional priorities.

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  • HEAD OF EVIDENCE, NO WASTED LIVES COALITION

  • ADVOCACY MANAGER, ACTION AGAINST HUNGER UK

  • HEAD OF NUTRITION, ACTION AGAINST HUNGER UK