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Action Against Hunger calls on the U.N. to implement Resolution 2417 and help break the deadly link between conflict and hunger

Action Against Hunger calls on the U.N. to implement Resolution 2417 and help break the deadly link between conflict and hunger

Press releases   •   May 31, 2019 09:27 BST

The eight most serious hunger crises in the world are in conflict-affected countries.

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.

​VIOLENCE DISPLACES MORE THAN 87,000 IN MALI IN JUST THREE MONTHS

​VIOLENCE DISPLACES MORE THAN 87,000 IN MALI IN JUST THREE MONTHS

Press releases   •   Apr 09, 2019 11:56 BST

Humanitarian agencies in northern and central Mali are ringing the alarm bell about their ability to respond to such a rapidly growing humanitarian crisis.

SAFE DRINKING WATER AND SANITATION ACCESS NEGLECTED BY INTERNATIONAL FUNDING DURING HUMANITARIAN CRISES
CLOSE TO 12 MILLION SYRIANS IN NEED OF HUMANITARIAN AID FOLLOWING EIGHT YEARS OF CONFLICT
25,000 VENEZUELANS CROSS THE COLOMBIAN BORDER EVERY DAY

25,000 VENEZUELANS CROSS THE COLOMBIAN BORDER EVERY DAY

Press releases   •   Feb 08, 2019 12:22 GMT

• 89 percent of people return to Venezuela after buying basic goods, but at least 3,000 people enter Colombia every day with the intention to stay or continue their migration to other countries in the region. It is the fastest population movement in the region in recent decades. • There are a large number of unregistered migrants, with more than 300 informal roads being used for transit.

ESCALATION OF VIOLENCE IN THE LAKE CHAD REGION

ESCALATION OF VIOLENCE IN THE LAKE CHAD REGION

Press releases   •   Feb 01, 2019 00:00 GMT

• In total, in the Lake Chad region, almost 2.5 million people are displaced. • This week, the attack on Rann in northeastern Nigeria caused nearly 30,000 people to flee.

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

ARMED ATTACKS FORCE FURTHER 1,000 MALIANS TO FLEE ACROSS BORDER INTO WESTERN NIGER

ARMED ATTACKS FORCE FURTHER 1,000 MALIANS TO FLEE ACROSS BORDER INTO WESTERN NIGER

Press releases   •   Jan 24, 2019 00:00 GMT

• Continued attacks by armed groups in northern Mali caused a new wave of 1,000 refugees to flee to Niger this December. Close to 55,000 people had already fled across the border by December 2018. • Refugees and displaced people face lack of water, just one meal per day and loss of livestock. • Action against Hunger is deploying an emergency response to help more than 20,000 people.