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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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Are We in the Dark When it Comes to Humanitarian Crises?

Have you heard the story of the man who drops his housekeys? Walking home at night, a man realizes that…

July 22, 2020
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Conflict-Induced Hunger: Linking the War in Ukraine to the Global Food Insecurity Crisis

Currently, 50 million people worldwide face the risk of famine, a reality exacerbated by the war in Ukraine. After…

August 29, 2022
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Explosive Weapons in Populated Areas

The use of explosive weapons in populated areas (EWIPA) has caused significant harm to civilian populations. Beyond individual deaths and injuries, explosive weapons cause indirect…

April 14, 2021
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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

Humanitarian Action 101

March 27, 2019
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Humanitarian Aid: Captive to Bureaucracy

August 19 marks the day in 2003 when a bomb ripped through U.N. Headquarters in Baghdad, killing 22 women and…

August 19, 2021
Program

Humanitarian Team

The Humanitarian Policy and Practice (HPP) team provides Member NGOs with a forum to coordinate, consult, and advocate on behalf of those forcibly displaced or otherwise affected by conflict, natural disasters, and other situations of human suffering.

January 16, 2019
Statement

InterAction CEO: Conflict on the Turkish-Syrian Border Must End Through Peaceful Political Process

CEO of InterAction, Sam Worthington, issued the following statement regarding military incursion on the Turkish-Syrian border. “InterAction strongly urges all…

October 10, 2019
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InterAction Statement on Escalation of Violence and Humanitarian Need in Gaza and the Region

Considering the recent escalation in violence between the Government of Israel, Palestinian Authorities, and Non-State Armed Groups resulting in attacks…

May 19, 2021