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Every Action Counts: How NGOs are Supporting Myanmar’s Displaced—Part 2

Part 1 of this blog can be found HERE. In March, I sat down with Katie…

June 18, 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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Embracing the Protection Outcome Mindset

Reducing the risk experienced by people in situations of armed conflict is both possible and essential. NEW: Watch the full…

June 11, 2020
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The Rohingya Crisis is Not Just Bangladesh’s Responsibility

In 2015, Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi was seen as a beacon of democracy and human rights…

February 11, 2020
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Five things you should know about the Rohingya Refugee Response

“Hello!” “Hello!” Rohingya children greet us as we walk through the dusty brick roads and dirt paths of the world’s…

December 30, 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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Never Too Young to Change the World

It has been 71 years since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) which proclaims the…

December 10, 2019
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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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UN rights expert calls for civilian protection as fighting escalates between military and armed groups

Calling on the Myanmar Government to “immediately reverse its decision not to allow access to all humanitarian organizations”, the United Nations expert on human rights in the South-East Asian country said on Friday, that “it’s vital that assistance is able to reach those who have fled violence in the region”.

January 18, 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