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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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Four Essential Steps Toward Durable Solutions for IDPs

Three-quarters of the world’s estimated 41.3 million internally displaced people (IDPs) reside in only ten countries, so making progress in…

May 8, 2020
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NGO Recommendations for the High-Level Panel on Internal Displacement

In July 2018, the Government of Norway, alongside thirty-six member states, initiated a call for the U.N. Secretary General to…

February 25, 2020
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Lost in Rhetoric: Why Word Choice Matters

Today is the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, also known as female genital cutting or,…

February 6, 2020
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Honoring Those who Strengthen the NGO Community

Every year, InterAction recognizes the outstanding leaders and organizations that strengthen our community and push our sector forward. We…

January 28, 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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Three Things You Need to Know about the Humanitarian Crisis in Afghanistan

“Afghans are resilient, not by choice but by need. We know how to celebrate life despite the constant violence we…

October 3, 2019
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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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Development Continues in Former Myanmar Conflict Zones, Refugees Still Wait

In Myanmar, international development continues in former conflict areas while more than 100,000 refugees and IDPs remain without a home. Steve Sandford looks at the challenges in one community in Karen state, where Chinese companies are building a resort town.

January 22, 2019
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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