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Humanitarian Coordination

A Network of Networks

One of the greatest creations of the 20th Century was a vibrant civil society and the building of civil society organizations. InterAction was constructed as…
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Sep 22, 2020
Humanitarian Coordination

Localization in the COVID-19 Era

While it is still unknown how COVID-19 will ultimately change the development and humanitarian aid sectors, the current crisis has provoked further discussion on the…
Jon Blum
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Aug 21, 2020
Humanitarian Coordination

COVID-19 and the Urgency of Long-Term Strategy

The COVID-19 pandemic is challenging civil society organizations across the world, including the transnational nongovernmental organization (TNGO) sector. This new crisis further exacerbates longstanding…
Barney Tallack
George E. Mitchell
Hans Peter Schmitz
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Jun 24, 2020
Humanitarian Coordination

No Time to Waste

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to circulate the globe and afflict thousands of new patients every day, cities, states, and countries are taking drastic—yet needed—measures…
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Apr 28, 2020
Humanitarian Coordination

Let Us Be Brave

I am sitting here in Washington, D.C., in pseudo-lockdown in my apartment, working remotely in an effort to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus…
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Mar 27, 2020
Humanitarian Coordination

More Than Four Walls and a Roof

The United Nations estimates that over 70 million people are forcibly displaced and more than a billion people live in slums, slum-like, or inadequate…
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Mar 3, 2020
Humanitarian Coordination

Beyond Reconstruction

Imagine you were living in Port-au-Prince during the 2010 earthquake, or in Tacloban City during Super Typhoon Haiyan. Imagine you were confronted with the aftermath…
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Mar 2, 2020
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Vice President, Humanitarian Policy and Practice
Director, Humanitarian Policy