Action Against Hunger | ACF International

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Headquarters Location: New York, NY
Founded: 1979


Mission: Action Against Hunger | ACF International is a global humanitarian organization committed to ending world hunger.


Tags: emergency response, humanitarian assistance, relief, disaster response, malnutrition, children, water and sanitation, hunger, natural disaster, conflict, hygiene, food, livelihoods, 2011

This organization has offices located worldwide. As the majority of our users are based in the U.S., the donation link is connected to the U.S. office.


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Story: Recognized as a leader in the fight against malnutrition, Action Against Hunger | ACF International saves the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger. With 30 years of expertise in… Read the full story.

Expert Reviews: Evidence of Impact
Action Against Hunger covers an impressive number of countries, and takes a rigorous, evaluation-based approach to targeting beneficiary populations.
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Leadership
Action-against-hunger-acf-international Nan Dale. Ms. Dale has had a distinguished career in international public health as well as in child welfare and juvenile justice. As CEO of Action Against Hunger in the U.S., she oversees programs to save the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger. Previously, she served as President/CEO of Helen Keller… See full bio.


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Financial Data for US Office
Charity Navigator Rating: 4stars (profile)
Total Revenue:
$40,611,321


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Contact Info
E-Mail:
info AT actionagainsthunger.org
Phone:
212-967-7800
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Address:
247 West 37th Street
 
New York, NY 10018, USA
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Action-against-hunger-acf-international Story: Recognized as a leader in the fight against malnutrition, Action Against Hunger | ACF International saves the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger. With 30 years of expertise in emergency situations of conflict, natural disaster, and chronic food insecurity, ACF runs life-saving programs in some 40 countries benefiting five million people each year.

ACF's 4,600+ professionals work in over 40 countries to carry out innovative, life-saving programs in nutrition, food security & livelihoods, and water, sanitation, & hygiene. ACF’s humanitarian programs directly assist some five million people each year, along with countless others through capacity building programs in collaboration with government ministries. Committed to principled humanitarian action, ACF restores dignity, self-sufficiency, and independence to vulnerable populations around the world.

Expert Reviews of Action Against Hunger | ACF International

Evidence of Impact Summary:

Action Against Hunger covers an impressive number of countries, and takes a rigorous, evaluation-based approach to targeting beneficiary populations.
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Organization Strengths Summary:

Emergency response experts praise Action Against Hunger's highly motivated staff, and comment positively on the strong, assessment-based design of their programs.
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Areas for Improvement Summary:

Action Against Hunger would benefit from taking a more context driven approach, improving their policy, and having more sustained, long-term staff engagements.
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Expert Comments: Evidence of Impact

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Broad Coverage

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They work in Haiti and Libya, Liberia, and countless other places.


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Strong Staff

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They have a solid staff who are committed to making a difference and have strong technical skills. They generally have very good assessment of needs and solid programme design. They are good at rapid interventions.

Strong Core Network

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They have a strong capacity for nutritional assessments and have a strong core network.


Expert Comments: Areas for Improvement

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They could improve coordination with others.

Strengthen Human Resources

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They should strengthen human resources. They need to improve their policy. They should take a more context driven and culturally sensitive approach.


Leadership

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Nan Dale
Chief Executive Officer, Action Against Hunger USA
Ms. Dale has had a distinguished career in international public health as well as in child welfare and juvenile justice. As CEO of Action Against Hunger in the U.S., she oversees programs to save the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger. Previously, she served as President/CEO of Helen Keller International focusing on the prevention of malnutrition and blindness. Formerly, she served as President/CEO for 22 years of The Children’s Village, a multi-service agency for troubled youth and their families where she also created the Center for Child Welfare Research. She has worked directly on a range of international initiatives, including assessing UN Sanctions affect on maternal and child health in Iraq in 1999, bringing NYC foster care youth to Ghana to install school computers, and developing programs for traumatized youth in the refugee and IDP camps in Croatia and Bosnia in 1994.

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