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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
Issue

Humanitarian Practice

We support the efforts of humanitarian agencies working together to provide a predictable, coordinated, well-resourced, and holistic response to conflicts and natural disasters.

February 7, 2019
Hands reach for a package of food rations amid a large crowd of refugees
Issue

Crises & Countries in Conflict

We monitor and offer support to members working to address crises happening around the world, such as natural disasters or man-made famines, as well as countries in conflict where civilians may be harmed by ongoing fighting.

February 7, 2019
Firemen spray water on a large pile of smoldering rubble. Smoke fills the sky behind them.
Program

Humanitarian Policy and Practice

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
Blog Post

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
Blog Post

A Wrong Inflicted: Mass Starvation in the 21st Century

Alex de Waal writes that modern famines do not occur by chance, but are rather the consequence of deliberate acts committed by political-military elites in pursuit of their strategic objectives.

May 3, 2019
Blog Post

What Global Trends are Altering the NGO Operating Environment?

Major 2019 global trend reports are consistent – this is an urgent time of change. External operating environments around the world are undergoing dramatic shifts. How organizations do or do not respond presents opportunity or challenge. This is a high-stakes time for proactive navigation.

April 19, 2019
Blog Post

Gender Equality in Humanitarian Response

The three hour, self-paced course provides information and scenarios which enable you to practice developing gender-sensitive programming.

April 5, 2019
Statement

Leading Humanitarian, Development, and Global Health Organizations Urge Congress to Reject Cuts to Foreign Assistance

Leading humanitarian, development, and global health organizations are calling on Members of Congress to protect the International Affairs budget in Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) despite the Administration’s proposed 24 percent cuts.

March 11, 2019
Statement

The Politicization Of Humanitarian Aid For Venezuela Must End

"The people of Venezuela are in desperate need of significantly expanded lifesaving and sustaining support. We must not allow them to become victims of the political brinksmanship around humanitarian assistance we are currently witnessing."

February 22, 2019
Young protester stands in the middle of a highway waving a Venezuelan flag