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SAFE DRINKING WATER AND SANITATION ACCESS NEGLECTED BY INTERNATIONAL FUNDING DURING HUMANITARIAN CRISES
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

 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.