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How Stories of Central American Climate Displacement Were Buried Under a Border Crisis

“I’m doing this for my children.” That’s what Martha from Colón, Honduras, said to a reporter in November 2018.

August 13, 2020
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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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Every Action Counts: How NGOs are Supporting Myanmar’s Displaced—Part 1

Home to the world’s longest ongoing internal armed conflict, Myanmar is a country mired by political strife, inequality, and violence. Its people…

June 18, 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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The Venezuela displacement crisis

“We can’t eat there. We can’t eat here. I don’t know what to do anymore.” As of November 2019,…

December 19, 2019
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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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An Invisible Threat

Chemical weapons (C.W.) invoke a unique, inherent fear in people in a way most conventional weapons do not, making…

November 30, 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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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