Food

Action Against Hunger

Organization Descriptions

In Brief

1978, NYC; ALF Int’l; 5000 staff in 40 countries

Description

(~ 1978, NYC and four other capitals; www.actionagainsthunger.org).

Mission: a global humanitarian organization committed to ending world hunger based on an  International Charter of Independence, Neutrality, Non-Discrimination, Free and Direct Access to Victims, Professionalism, and Transparency. Some 5,000 professionals work in “over 40 countries benefiting seven million people each year” with innovative, life-saving programs in nutrition, food security, livelihoods, water, sanitation, hygiene, and other “sustainable solutions to hunger,” nutrition and hygiene practices). Claims 30 + years of experience in contexts of conflict, disasters and food crises. Publishes context analyses, regional assessments, community/technical surveys and field reports, videos, evaluations, manuals, and annual financial reports. CEO: Andrea Tamburini.

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