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World Humanitarian Day: A Team Sport

World Humanitarian Day is a moment to acknowledge the importance of helping others in dire need and to recognize the great lengths that humanitarian workers go to provide such help.

August 20, 2018
A young child sits in the lap of a humanitarian worker wearing a Save the Children t-shirt
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To Protect the World’s Humanitarians, Real Reform is Needed in the NGO Community

The NGO community has a unique role to play in leading others towards change. Our missions and values tie us to a unique ethical role in civil society, so our practices must reflect that.

August 15, 2018
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Meet One of the Most Remarkable People You’ve Never Heard Of

Tabitha Ayen, 36, works on the frontlines of the humanitarian response in South Sudan and is arguably one of the…

August 16, 2019
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Celebrating Women Humanitarians

On August 19, 2003, a terrorist attack hit the United Nations headquarters in Baghdad, killing 22 people. Five years later,…

August 16, 2019
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Meet Kathryn (Katie) Striffolino

Like most true humanitarians, Kathryn (Katie) Striffolino is driven by her love of travel and of going above and beyond…

August 16, 2019
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Meet Lea Krivchenia

Lea Krivchenia, a Senior Program Manager for Protection at InterAction, considers herself an “accidental humanitarian.” Her love of international affairs…

August 16, 2019
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Meet Lindsay Hamsik

Many humanitarians share a few common traits. Some are reluctant to step into the spotlight. Some hesitate to speak about…

August 16, 2019
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Meet Patty McIlreavy

Patty McIlreavy’s office door is always open. Many Vice Presidents of NGOs have an open door policy, but, never…

August 19, 2019
Red Cross aid worker hands over a number of items to a young woman. In the background, other items are distributed to a waiting crowd.
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More Than An Obligation

COVID-19 shifted how humanitarians work and will likely reshape—if not entirely overhaul—elements of the global humanitarian system. How we work…

August 18, 2020
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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