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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.
Statement

The Politicization Of Humanitarian Aid For Venezuela Must End

"The people of Venezuela are in desperate need of significantly expanded lifesaving and sustaining support. We must not allow them to become victims of the political brinksmanship around humanitarian assistance we are currently witnessing."

February 22, 2019
Young protester stands in the middle of a highway waving a Venezuelan flag
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
Issue

U.S. Foreign Assistance

We strive to educate policymakers about the critical role of U.S. foreign assistance and advocate for robust federal funding for poverty-focused international development and humanitarian programs implemented by U.S.-based NGOs.

February 7, 2019
An adult administers a vaccine dose into the mouth of a child
InterAction Quoted

It’s Unclear How Humanitarian Aid Will Get To Those Who Need It In Venezuela

"Our call is for us not to politicize the humanitarian assistance. Humanitarian needs from the populations are what we should be keeping at the forefront of our minds and not how we could be using humanitarian assistance to further the interests of one side or another."

February 4, 2019
Young protester stands in the middle of a highway waving a Venezuelan flag
Blog Post

Language in Protective Humanitarian Action: Practical lessons from Myanmar, Bangladesh and Northeast Nigeria

Speakers explore the importance of language in humanitarian contexts.

January 15, 2019
Firemen spray water on a large pile of smoldering rubble. Smoke fills the sky behind them.
Blog Post

Aid Delivers: Foreign Assistance in the 116th Congress

Explore our guide to understand the basics of international development, humanitarian action, and U.S. foreign assistance programs.

January 11, 2019
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
Press Release

CEOs of Seven Leading International Development and Humanitarian NGOs Join InterAction’s Board of Directors

The newest additions will join a group committed to solving some of the world's most pressing challenges.

June 20, 2018
people sit around various tables during a meeting. In the foreground, two women speak at a table.
Blog Post

Fulfilling Humanitarian Commitments in 2017

InterAction makes ten discrete commitments in order to better serve those in humanitarian need across the globe.

April 12, 2018
A panel of several men and women representing numerous countries during the World Humanitarian Summit