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Humanitarian Coordination

InterAction serves as a hub for its members responding to humanitarian emergencies by coordinating information and engaging with the United Nations and the U.S. government to improve timeliness and accountability for effective responses.

February 7, 2019
A group of people pass construction materials to each other as a new house is being built
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Guidelines for NGO Coordination with Military Actors During Humanitarian Crises

When responding to humanitarian crises, NGOs independently asses the risks of when, how, and why they would or would not coordinate their activities with the U.S. military.

July 13, 2018
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Gender Equality in Humanitarian Response

The three hour, self-paced course provides information and scenarios which enable you to practice developing gender-sensitive programming.

April 5, 2019
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NGO Consortium in Horn of Africa Proves Critical to Humanitarian Efforts

The consortium elevates NGO voices to promote critical needs to the highest level of stakeholder.

March 21, 2019
Djiboutian students participate in a learning activity as U.S. Soldiers from Charlie Company, 443rd Civil Affairs Battalion deployed to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), teach English lessons March 9, 2018 in Obock, Djibouti. Through key leader engagements and English discussion groups, the civil affairs team works to further improve relations between the local national populace and U.S. forces, develop a greater understanding of the Tadjoura and Obock regions, fill information gaps, coordinate future missions and maintain access to key areas.
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Humanitarian Crisis Mounts Amid Escalating Violence In Burkina Faso

Increasing attacks have led to a rapidly-growing human displacement and humanitarian crisis in the once relatively peaceful nation.

February 25, 2019
In Burkina Faso, a large group ranchers and herders gather in an open space.
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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
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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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The Global Fragility Act of 2019 (GFA)

The Global Fragility Act (GFA) passed the House of Representatives on May 20, 2019. The bill would streamline and improve programs and efforts within the USG to address violent conflict overseas using a “3D” approach of development, diplomacy, and defense. With bipartisan support, the bill has moved out of the House.

May 28, 2019
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Managing Risk in International and Local NGO Partnerships

An in-depth study of the realities and recommendations for improving risk management in humanitarian crises.

March 6, 2019
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Why Multilateral Institutions Still Matter

"The UN and other multilaterals help increase the effectiveness of NGOs and other global development actors."

December 17, 2018