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The Cruciality of Safe Water Access in Infectious Diseases Prevention like COVID. Around 7 million Filipinos are dependent on unsafe and unsustainable water sources.

𝗔𝗰𝗰𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝘁𝗼 𝘀𝗮𝗳𝗲 𝘄𝗮𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗶𝘀 𝗰𝗿𝘂𝗰𝗶𝗮𝗹 𝗶𝗻 𝗽𝗿𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗶𝗻𝗳𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝘂𝘀 𝗱𝗶𝘀𝗲𝗮𝘀𝗲𝘀 𝗹𝗶𝗸𝗲 𝗖𝗢𝗩𝗜𝗗-𝟭𝟵. However, around 7 million Filipinos are dependent on unsafe and unsustainable water sources. In fact, even before the pandemic, those residing in congested dwellings in informal settlements, transitory sites, and evacuation areas were already facing problems with inadequate water, poor sanitation and waste […]

Providing Food Security and Livelihood assistance to Our Country

“I am more afraid that my family will suffer from hunger, than the actual virus,” is a sentiment shared by many Filipinos. The country is facing an unprecedented hunger crisis as a result of the pandemic. Aside from the immediate impact on people’s health, COVID-19 could create more devastation to more than 13 million poor […]

Life After The Mindanao Earthquake: Wheels of Hope

“Mother, why are we different from other kids?” asks 6-year old John Rey to his mother, Janisa. John Rey and his two older brothers Christian and Gary Jr., have not been able to walk and run like other children because of a bone condition that started when each of them turned six years old. Janisa […]

Psychosocial Support, Gender Based Violence and Protection Training in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur.

A rise in cases of psychological distress and gender-based violence is one of the unfortunate impacts of humanitarian emergencies. This is why we are committed in building the capacities of our partners in the areas where we work. One way of doing this is by training barangay health workers, community volunteers, camp managers and other […]

Ensuring the Health and Safety of the Communities We Work with Through Nutrition-sensitization Trainings

Prior to the pandemic, the Philippines was already one of the top 10 countries worldwide with the highest number of stunted children. This is alarming since the risk of mortality among undernourished children, increases 15-fold if they develop pneumonia. Because of this, we rolled out nutrition-sensitization trainings for our local government partners and health volunteers […]

3-prong Approach for Consistent Proper Hygiene and Sanitation Practices in the Fight Against COVID-19

Proper hygiene and sanitation practices is vital in the fight against COVID-19. The key is for people to be consistent. Action Against Hunger follow a 3-prong approach to achieve this end: SUPPLY: we distribute to families Hygiene Kits that include soap, jerrycans and other essential hygiene products. Touch-Free Handwashing Stations are installed in various public […]

Clean Water and Healthy Hygiene are Crucial as Ever For Poor Families Around the World due to COVID-19

COVID-19 is a stark reminder of the challenges that poor families face around the world, especially now that clean water and healthy hygiene are crucial as ever. Since the start of the pandemic, we have reached 𝟯𝟮𝟳,𝟭𝟲𝟵 𝗙𝗶𝗹𝗶𝗽𝗶𝗻𝗼𝘀 through our programs on water, sanitation,& hygiene.   This #InternationalDayofCharity, help us give more families access to […]

Discussing our Advocacy on Precautionary Measures Related to COVID-19 on Bandera News

Last August 15, the Department of Education Region XII invited our Cotabato team to mainstream our advocacy on water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) as part of preventive and precautionary measures related to COVID-19 during a live broadcast at DepEd Ngayon Program via Bandera News TV-Cotabato/ Radyo Bandera Cotabato. Representing Action Against Hunger were Cotabato Field […]

Mainstream of Advocacy in Preventive and Precautionary Measures Related to COVID-19

Last August 15, the Department of Education Region XII invited our Cotabato team to mainstream our advocacy on water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) as part of preventive and precautionary measures related to COVID-19 during a live broadcast at DepEd Ngayon Program via Bandera News TV-Cotabato/ Radyo Bandera Cotabato.   Representing Action Against Hunger were Cotabato […]