Restaurants Against Hunger: Dishes That Feed More

16/11/16

Restaurants Against Hunger: Dishes That Feed More

This holiday season, did you know that the simple act of ordering a dish can help alleviate malnutrition in the Philippines? From November 15, 2016 to January 15, 2017, international nongovernment organization Action Against Hunger together with partner restaurants and top chefs are bringing to life the Restaurants Against Hunger campaign.

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Philippines faces the effects of Super Typhoon Haima

21/10/16

Philippines faces the effects of Super Typhoon Haima

Super Typhoon Haima, known locally as Lawin, slammed the Philippines, pummelling communities with strong winds and intense rains with maximum sustained winds of 225 kph and gusts of up to 315 kph.

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Zamboanga: Rebuilding Peace and Hope

21/09/16

Zamboanga: Rebuilding Peace and Hope

Three years after the siege in Zamboanga, Philipiines, we continue to support the displaced people in temporary shelters by providing access to health and nutrition, clean water, improving hygiene and sanitation practices, food security and livelihoods recovery assistance.

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2016 World Humanitarian Day: Focus on Philippines

18/08/16

2016 World Humanitarian Day: Focus on Philippines

The ongoing humanitarian crisis within the southern Philippines has become a burning issue since 2015. Have a look at the international pages of almost any mainstream news channels and the main story coming from the Philippines centers on southern Philippines armed conflict, violence and civil strife, yet the issue hardly covers the consequences of the long standing protracted displacement crisis to people who are suffering acutely from its effects.

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One in three Filipino under 5 children is stunted

11/08/16

One in three Filipino under 5 children is stunted

The national prevalence rates in chronic malnutrition remains one of the biggest challenges the country faces with an alarming 3.4 million children who are stunted or short for their age and more than 300,000 children under 5 years who are wasted or underweight for their age.

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Action Against Hunger Urges Pres. Duterte to Drive Change on Development Issues in the ‪‎Philippines

20/07/16

Action Against Hunger Urges Pres. Duterte to Drive Change on Development Issues in the ‪‎Philippines

Every year, the Philippines commemorates National ‪ ‎Nutrition Month and National ‪‎Disaster Consciousness Month in August under the auspices of Department of Health’s National Nutrition Council and the National Risk Reduction and Management Council’s Office of Civil Defense respectively.

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