Action Against Hunger - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Action Against Hunger


Jihadists execute 4 hostages in Nigeria – French NGO

Dec 14, 2019 - 3:28 PM

Action Against Hunger says the 4 victims were among the 6 hostages abducted in northeastern Nigeria in July

Can P16 a day save PH kids from malnutrition?

Sep 07, 2017 - 9:30 AM

The budget for the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s supplemental feeding program sees a drop of P1 billion

NUTRITION. Mother with her children during a feeding program in Malabon City on May 10, 2017. Photo by Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Photo exhibit: A crisis almost forgotten

Aug 23, 2015 - 2:00 PM

Nearly two years since the Zamboanga conflict ended the survival of the IDPs remains affected by crisis situation

 Photo by Veejay Villafranca/ACF Photo by Veejay Villafranca/ACF

International aid groups rush to reach Nepal quake victims

Apr 26, 2015 - 2:00 AM

Aid organizations responding to the emergency struggle to assess the needs with communications cut off around the Himalayan nation

What's keeping the Philippines from exclusive breastfeeding?

Aug 14, 2014 - 5:43 PM

The Philippines is one of the top nations with the least number of exclusively breastfed children despite its full implementation of the Milk Code

Malnutrition: A lack of food and good governance

May 22, 2014 - 8:15 PM

Lack of budget is an overused excuse health advocates protest The real problem lies with wrong prioritization

HEALTH FACILITIES. Lack of funding and staff are the usual problems experienced by health centers across the country. Rolex Dela Pena/EPA

When hunger is a daily battle

May 17, 2014 - 9:15 AM

A mother Mercy del Rosario realizes that she and her husband need to learn how to be good parents to save the lives of their malnourished children

HUNGRY HOME. The Del Rosario family has been struggling with hunger and poverty for over two decades. Putting food on their children's plates is an everyday battle for the parents. All photos by Fritzie Rodriguez/

Action Against Hunger to aid over 300,000 Yolanda victims

Dec 06, 2013 - 11:34 AM

Food water and sanitation aid from Action Against Hunger International have reached affected towns including remote villages

LIFE-SAVING INTERVENTION. Action Against Hunger (Action Contre la Faim) International distributes aid in Yolanda-affected communities. Photo by Lucile Grosjean/ACF International

'Severe humanitarian crisis' in Central African Republic - relief agencies

Jun 27, 2013 - 10:34 PM

Agencies: The United Nations estimates that the CAR needs about 97 million euros 126 million in aid but donations received for the moment meet only 43 percent of these needs

Foreign relief efforts kick in

Dec 22, 2011 - 11:52 AM

Action Against Hunger International s Suresh Murugesu speaks via Skype to Rappler com on his organization s efforts to reach out to and help the victims of Tropical Storm Sendong

DESTRUCTION. Cagayan de Oro City reels from the devastation caused by Tropical Storm Sendong