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India and Bangladesh: A Complex Crisis

By now, we know the drill. Stay six feet away from others, stay home except for essential trips, wear a…

May 21, 2020
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A Pandemic-Induced Crossroads

The international nongovernmental organization (NGO) community currently sits at a crossroads. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. based NGOs remain highly…

May 13, 2020
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Reflections on the First-Ever Global Refugee Forum

With a goal of generating “concrete pledges and contributions towards the objectives of the global compact,” the first-ever Global Refugee…

January 8, 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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A Question of Justice

“Let us remember that ending poverty is not a matter of charity, but a question of justice.” -U.N. Secretary-General Antonio…

October 17, 2019
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International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction: #BuildToLast

Between 1998 and 2017, natural disasters killed 1.3 million people, left 4.4 billion people injured, displaced, or in need of…

October 12, 2019
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Meet Lindsay Hamsik

Many humanitarians share a few common traits. Some are reluctant to step into the spotlight. Some hesitate to speak about…

August 16, 2019
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Meet Lea Krivchenia

Lea Krivchenia, a Senior Program Manager for Protection at InterAction, considers herself an “accidental humanitarian.” Her love of international affairs…

August 16, 2019
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Fighting poverty with data

Opportunities to accelerate the fight against poverty apply not only to agriculture, but also in health, citizen agency and many other key areas for the poor.

December 4, 2018
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Building Water and Sanitation Systems to Survive Climate Change

Around the world, climate change is already compromising our most precious resource: access to water. Today, less than one percent of the world’s water is available to drink. As extreme weather events increase, the threat to drinking water will also increase.

September 25, 2018
Four people stand by a river. Two are crossing over a makeshift bridge.