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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
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

Why Multilateral Institutions Still Matter

"The UN and other multilaterals help increase the effectiveness of NGOs and other global development actors."

December 17, 2018
Blog Post

Conflict Displacing Thousands in Southern Ethiopia: Report

InterAction met with Refugees International’s Mark Yarnell, Senior Advocate and UN Liaison, who shared insights on the relationship between NGOs working in the region and thecurrent government.

December 7, 2018
Photo of South Sudanese refugee, Nyabong Puak.
Blog Post

The Top 9 Causes of Global Poverty

11% of the world’s population is living in extreme poverty, which is defined as surviving on only $1.90 a day.

October 17, 2018
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Building Resilience to Fight Climate Change

We must tackle climate change if we want to tackle poverty. Building resilience is critical.

September 27, 2018