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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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Looking to the Past to Preserve the Future: Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the Geneva Conventions

In the aftermath of World War II, States sought to strengthen the preservation of humanity in times of war.

August 12, 2019
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It’s Time to Break the Deadly Link Between Conflict and Hunger

Conflict is now the leading cause of acute hunger worldwide. Approximately 49 million people facing acute hunger live in…

May 31, 2019
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The Global Fragility Act of 2019 (GFA)

The Global Fragility Act (GFA) passed the House of Representatives on May 20, 2019. The bill would streamline and improve programs and efforts within the USG to address violent conflict overseas using a “3D” approach of development, diplomacy, and defense. With bipartisan support, the bill has moved out of the House.

May 28, 2019
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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
In the News

Mozambique storm; North Korea aid; and conflict spikes in South Sudan, Syria, and Yemen: The Cheat Sheet

IRIN editors' weekly take on humanitarian news, trends, and developments from around the globe.

March 15, 2019
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Annual Partnership Consultation Explores Yemen Crisis, Sexual Exploitation and Abuse, and other Critical Humanitarian and Development Challenges

Leaders from our humanitarian team joined the WFP discussion to share their insights on effectively addressing sexual exploitation and abuse, and lessons learned from the Yemen crisis.

March 12, 2019
A man caries a chirldren during the Yemen Crisis
In the News

UN raises $2.6 billion in donations for Yemen humanitarian aid

A UN pledging conference for Yemen has raised about $2.6bn of the $4bn needed to address the humanitarian crisis in the country.

February 26, 2019
InterAction Quoted

Humanitarian crisis in Yemen remains the worst in the world, warns UN

An estimated 24 million people need assistance and protection in Yemen, the UN warned on Thursday. With famine threatening hundreds of thousands of lives, humanitarian aid is increasingly becoming the only lifeline for millions across the country.

February 14, 2019
A man caries a chirldren during the Yemen Crisis
Topic

Yemen Civil War (2015-present)

February 7, 2019
People stand in the midst of rubble following an airstrike in yemen