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Humanitarian Coordination & Practice

We support the efforts of humanitarian agencies working together to provide a predictable, coordinated, well-resourced, and holistic response to conflicts and natural disasters.

February 7, 2019
Hands reach for a package of food rations amid a large crowd of refugees
InterAction Quoted

UN evacuation bid fails ahead of battle for key Yemen port

“The onus is very much on the parties to conflict to avoid causing displacement to the civilian population,” said Jenny McAvoy, director of protection at US NGO alliance InterAction.

May 14, 2018
InterAction Quoted

UN evacuation bid fails ahead of battle for key Yemen port

“The onus is very much on the parties to conflict to avoid causing displacement to the civilian population,” said Jenny McAvoy, director of protection at US NGO alliance InterAction.

May 14, 2018
Blog Post

Five Tips on Partnering with Larger Organizations

CEOs of smaller InterAction member organizations recently gathered to share top partnering tips and challenges. When partnering with significantly larger…

August 15, 2019
A group of workers load bags of food onto a truck
Blog Post

InterAction Members Respond to Hurricane Dorian

On September 1, Hurricane Dorian made first landfall on Elbow Cay, in the Abacos of the northwestern Bahamas. Dorian…

September 4, 2019
InterAction Quoted

Why is Civil Society in Crisis Mode?

Civil society organisations (CSOs) are in crisis mode. The reason? The complex and interconnecting trends affecting our sector, along with…

August 29, 2019
On a cloudy day, people stand, holding flags and signs, during a protest against bull fighting in Colombia.
Blog Post

Roadmap for Research

The lack of systematic research and peer-reviewed publications in the humanitarian sector—particularly in shelter and settlements assistance—sheds light on the…

June 8, 2021
Blog Post

Unified Across the Humanitarian-Development Spectrum

The need for dialogue, inclusion, and collective action at the Nexus between humanitarian and development non-governmental organizations (NGOs) has never…

April 21, 2022
Savitri Devi Chaudry, is a member of the Disaster Preparedness Committee. The committee is part of Mercy Corps' Disaster Risk Reduction program, which aims to reduce the risk of flooding by implementing measures like building up river embankments, planting grass on the embankments to help stabilize the land, and building bamboo spurs to help hold the bank in place. Sirens are also provided for warning the community of any flooding. Kailali, Nepal.
Blog Post

Engaging With the Global Humanitarian Shelter and Settlements Sector

With increasing need in humanitarian aid but limited funding availability, the humanitarian system needs to consider creative and innovative solutions…

July 25, 2022
Staff

Jillian Watt

February 2, 2022