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InterAction Quoted

They aim to help people in distress, but each year scores of aid workers are killed on the job worldwide

“[S]ometimes we’re less present in places where we should be, just because we can’t guarantee sufficient security,” Schopp said.

March 12, 2018
In the News

They aim to help people in distress, but each year scores of aid workers are killed on the job worldwide

March 12, 2018
Blog Post

World Humanitarian Day: A Team Sport

World Humanitarian Day is a moment to acknowledge the importance of helping others in dire need and to recognize the great lengths that humanitarian workers go to provide such help.

August 20, 2018
A young child sits in the lap of a humanitarian worker wearing a Save the Children t-shirt
In the News

South Sudan Will Now Charge $10,000 For An Aid Worker Permit. Why?

It's unclear whether the fee would apply only to newcomers or to those already there as well. Whatever the case, the amount is "absolutely unheard of globally."

March 23, 2017
InterAction Quoted

Humanitarian Work Is Being Blocked By Bureaucracy

There is a growing trend around the world towards the use of bureaucratic rules and regulations to contain and control humanitarian access, limiting the ability to save lives.

March 23, 2017
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InterAction Quoted

Lowcock Starts At OCHA, Casts Attention To Aid Worker Security

"There is a whole list of crises he could be speaking out about...so how does he determine which of those he is going to spend his energy and time speaking to member states and donors about and calling attention to?"

September 8, 2017
InterAction Quoted

MeToo, AidToo: The next Steps

“Donors need to be careful not to drive this issue underground through punishing organisations who come forward regarding internal findings and past faults[.]”

March 22, 2018
InterAction Quoted

Aid sector needs oversight to stop sex abuse staff job-hopping – experts

"We need to figure how we develop mechanisms where we can share information," said Lindsay Coates, head of InterAction, a 180-strong alliance of U.S.-based charities and aid groups.

February 23, 2018
InterAction Quoted

MeToo, AidToo: The next Steps

"Patricia McIlreavy, a vice president at US NGO alliance InterAction, said “Donors and foundations must recognise that addressing this issue will take time and courage.”

March 22, 2018
Blog Post

To Protect the World’s Humanitarians, Real Reform is Needed in the NGO Community

The NGO community has a unique role to play in leading others towards change. Our missions and values tie us to a unique ethical role in civil society, so our practices must reflect that.

August 15, 2018
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