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Are We in the Dark When in it Comes to Humanitarian Crises?

Have you heard the story of the man who drops his housekeys? Walking home at night, a man realizes that…

July 22, 2020
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Global Hunger in the Time of COVID-19

The World Food Program projects that, due to COVID-19 and without urgent action, the number of people facing food…

May 28, 2020
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Nonprofit Leaders: Bold Climate Change Commitment Can Save Lives

As the world braces for what is expected to be one of the worst hurricane seasons on record, we…

April 22, 2020
Sumon Yusuf
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While Imperfect, the UN Plays a Critical Role in our World

For many, the existence of the United Nations is a simple fact of life, but of course, that wasn’t always…

October 24, 2019
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#HerImpact: Women Leaders and the Battle Against Hunger and Poverty

In 2007, droughts in grain-producing nations, rising fuel prices, global unemployment, and famine sent shockwaves through the international community and…

September 18, 2019
Young women sits under her stand where she sells a large number of watermelons.
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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
In the News

This African nation is now the ‘most dangerous place in the world for children’

Beset by a raging civil war and looming famine, the Central African Republic is in shambles.

March 6, 2019
InterAction Quoted

Humanitarian crisis in Yemen remains the worst in the world, warns UN

An estimated 24 million people need assistance and protection in Yemen, the UN warned on Thursday. With famine threatening hundreds of thousands of lives, humanitarian aid is increasingly becoming the only lifeline for millions across the country.

February 14, 2019
A man caries a chirldren during the Yemen Crisis
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Crises & Countries in Conflict

We monitor and offer support to members working to address crises happening around the world, such as natural disasters or man-made famines, as well as countries in conflict where civilians may be harmed by ongoing fighting.

February 7, 2019
Firemen spray water on a large pile of smoldering rubble. Smoke fills the sky behind them.