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Race Against Hunger 2013
As summer approaches so does Action Against Hunger’s Canadian launch of the Race Against Hunger. This international event started 16 years ago in France and over thecourse of its history it has spread all over the world. We are thrilled to be bringing the Race to Canada and to Canadian students! Read more
Recognized as a world leader in the fight against hunger, Action Against Hunger provides vital services in some 40 countries around the world. Click on the map or here to learn more about our programs.
Cholera in Haiti : Hundreds of Thousands Affected
Since cholera first appeared in Haiti in October 2010 the disease has already affected 645,000 people, which is more than 6% of the population. 8,028 deaths have been reported by the WHO. The WHO’s projections for 2013 are for 120,000 new cases, which would be about equivalent to the number of cases seen in 2012. According to a study done by Professor Renaud Piarroux and his team, Haiti suffers over half of all the cases of cholera in the world and about a third of the global deaths attributed to cholera. Learn more
SMART Methodology is an improved survey method for the assessment of severity of a humanitarian crisis based on the two most vital public health indicators:
- Nutritional status of children under-five
- Mortality rate of the population