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When War Moves to Cities: Protection of Civilians in Urban Areas

February 15, 2019
Blog Post

When War Moves to Cities: Protection of Civilians in Urban Areas

When warfare takes place in cities, civilians experience direct and indirect harm, from physical violence and injury to disruption of…

April 11, 2019
Young children run in excitement toward the camera.
Blog Post

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
Blog Post

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
Blog Post

InterAction Member Policy Positions for the 2019 G7 and G20 Summits

InterAction's G7/G20 Advocacy Alliance outline a series of recommendations for the 2019 G7 and G20 summits in these policy papers.

May 1, 2019
Blog Post

Trapped in Conflict: Evaluating Scenarios to Assist At-Risk Civilians

In April 2015, the International Committee of the Red Cross and InterAction convened a closed-door roundtable to discuss options for…

April 11, 2019
Blog Post

Protecting Humanity in War: Recommendations for Congressional Action

The scale and severity of human suffering in armed conflicts worldwide continues to grow at an alarming pace. These conflicts…

April 11, 2019
Statement

InterAction applauds Congressional Action to Minimize Civilian Harm in 2018 Defense Bill

InterAction welcomes the positive developments to minimize civilian harm in conflict in the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), and…

December 12, 2017
Blog Post

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
InterAction Quoted

They aim to help people in distress, but each year scores of aid workers are killed on the job worldwide

“[S]ometimes we’re less present in places where we should be, just because we can’t guarantee sufficient security,” Schopp said.

March 12, 2018