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Using Human-Centered Design in Protection Programming

Desirable protection outcomes in a time of prolonged armed conflict and civilian harm can be achieved with practical and creative…

November 9, 2020
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Building the Evidence Base

In armed conflicts around the world, destruction of civilians’ property and assets, public services, and critical civilian infrastructure has resulted…

November 2, 2020
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InterAction Joins the Call for the Extension of the High Level Panel on Displacement

Since its inaugural meeting in February 2020, the High-Level Panel on Internal Displacement has worked toward its goal of identifying recommendations…

August 4, 2020
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Civil Society Guidance for a Model Policy

Over the past decade, armed conflict has been too often characterized by immense human suffering resulting from the actions of…

March 12, 2020
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The Challenges Facing Tomorrow’s Humanitarians

On November 7, 2019, Patricia McIlreavy, InterAction’s Vice President of Humanitarian Policy and Practice, delivered the keynote address at Villanova…

December 11, 2019
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An Invisible Threat

Chemical weapons (C.W.) invoke a unique, inherent fear in people in a way most conventional weapons do not, making…

November 30, 2019
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Looking to the Past to Preserve the Future: Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the Geneva Conventions

In the aftermath of World War II, States sought to strengthen the preservation of humanity in times of war.

August 12, 2019
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It’s Time to Break the Deadly Link Between Conflict and Hunger

Conflict is now the leading cause of acute hunger worldwide. Approximately 49 million people facing acute hunger live in…

May 31, 2019
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A Wrong Inflicted: Mass Starvation in the 21st Century

Alex de Waal writes that modern famines do not occur by chance, but are rather the consequence of deliberate acts committed by political-military elites in pursuit of their strategic objectives.

May 3, 2019
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When War Moves to Cities: Protection of Civilians in Urban Areas

When warfare takes place in cities, civilians experience direct and indirect harm, from physical violence and injury to disruption of…

April 11, 2019
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