Families in Colombia who received emergency cash transfers had higher levels of life satisfaction, more stable incomes, and reduced risks of food insecurity, even three months after receiving the last cash transfer.
In Fast Company’s 2023 World Changing Ideas Awards, Action Against Hunger was honored for its potentially lifesaving new app that is equipping health workers and parents with a faster, more effective way to detect childhood malnutrition.
Nearly 258 million people in 58 countries are facing acute food insecurity, a figure that has grown by 65 million people since last year. Action Against Hunger calls on the global community to take immediate action.
According to a new report from Action Against Hunger, fewer than 30% of appeals for humanitarian support for water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) related programs were met in 2022, leaving an average funding gap of 70.3%.