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Jul 16, 2015
At the height of the Ebola Crisis in Liberia, Global Communities' George Woryonwon realized that they key to reducing the rate of transmission was rapid, safe, and dignified burials. His team had been working in all 15 counties of Liberia when Woryonwon realized that symptomatic individuals were...
Jul 13, 2015
And the race is off! NGO Aid Map launched the Data Quality Award at InterAction’s Forum, and organizations are in it to win it. InterAction is making the rankings of the current top ten public, but these standings can change in a heartbeat as organizations continue to improve the quality of their...

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Jul 08, 2015
The ongoing global crackdown on operating space and freedoms for civil society poses fundamental challenges for the NGO community. The Stand with Civil Society initiative is a 2013 U.S. Government effort to promote a supportive environment for civil society, coordinate diplomatic pressure to push...
Jul 08, 2015
Global youth unemployment has reached staggering levels. The International Labour Organization (ILO) estimates that 73.4 million youth were unemployed in 2013, up from 69.9 million in 2007. In the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, one in four young people are unemployed. In South Africa,...

Latest Member News

Jun 17, 2015
Episcopal Relief & Development joins the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church in celebrating 75 years of healing a hurting world, with a special 75th anniversary reception and a booth featuring the organization’s traveling photo exhibition. Thanking the Church for 75 years of...
Jun 04, 2015
Corporate Executive to Speak on Award-Winning Leadership Development Program at Australian Consulate Event June 4—New York, New York— Symon Brewis-Weston, internationally recognized financial management executive and CEO of Sovereign—New Zealand’s largest insurance company—is speaking today about...

Latest Blogs

Improving U.S. Counter-Terrorism Policies: Reforms that Benefit Everyone

We live in a world of conflict and inequality. A total of more than 60 million people are displaced from their homes by violence and injustice. Nearly half the world’s population lives in poverty, sharing less money than the world’s 80 richest people.

But, there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Every year, humanitarian aid and international development organizations work to ease these hardships.

Reflections on Our Mandate

The review of the “Aid Worker Security Report” is almost an annual pilgrimage for me at this point, and I know much of the security community reviews it as soon as the numbers come out. But this year we’re seeing a drop in the number of incidents, and that has again made me wonder about the humanitarian security mandate.

Latest InterAction in the News

Jul 02, 2015
BY JESSIE RACK   It's easy to take clean, safe water for granted. It just flows out of taps continuously — even in drought-ridden California.   But for hundreds of millions of people around the world, clean water is a luxury. In many places, even patients in hospitals and kids at school don't have...
Jun 27, 2015
BY MARC SILVER   A boy, a goat and a lion.   Those are the stars of an award-winning photo called Friendship.   Each year, the international relief and development group InterAction gives a prize to a photo that highlights "the determination of individuals around the globe" and that makes people "...