ACF (Action Contre la Faim) Operational Direction

Action Contre La Faim (ACF, Action Against Hunger) is an international humanitarian organization committed to ending world hunger.
Recognized as a leader in the fight against malnutrition, ACF saves the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger. With more than 35 years of expertise in emergency situations of conflict, natural disaster, and chronic food insecurity, ACF runs programs in over 45 countries.

ACF's 6,500+ professionals work to carry out programs in nutrition, food security & livelihoods, and water, sanitation, & hygiene (WASH). ACF’s humanitarian programs directly assist over seven 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.

ACF is part of the Global WASH Cluster and member of key networks End Water Poverty (EWP), Coalition Eau and SuSanA.


OUADINUT Project - WASH and Nutrition Integration
Research on the benefits of a household WASH package to Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) program in Chad

Duration: 2014 - 2016

The study is conducted in Chad, Mao and Mondo districts of the Kanem region.

In the context of nutritional rehabilitation of SAM (Severe Acute Malnutrition), it is hypothesized that improving water quality and hygiene-related care practices at household level would decrease incidences of […]

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