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Humanitarian Coordination


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…
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
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
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…
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…
Mar 27, 2020
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Vice President, Humanitarian Policy and Practice
Director, Humanitarian Policy