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Latest News Releases

Feb 01, 2016
WASHINGTON -- A policy brief released today by InterAction – the largest U.S. alliance of international NGOs – calls for a new White House-led initiative to restore global respect for civilians in armed conflict. With a special focus on violence in Syria and Yemen, the brief ("Civilians Under Fire...
Feb 01, 2016
The scale and severity of human suffering in current armed conflicts represent a distressing race to the bottom in disregard for the basic rules regulating armed conflict. Parties to conflict all too frequently use indiscriminate force in populated areas; deliberately target civilians as well as...

Latest Issue Briefs and Reports

Jan 30, 2016
The scale and severity of human suffering in current armed conflicts represent a distressing race to the bottom in disregard for the basic rules regulating armed conflict. Civilian deaths and injuries resulting from explosive weapons have increased by 52% over the last four years. The world is...
Jan 12, 2016
Calling from Zambia, UNFPA Assistant Secretary-General Kate Gilmore welcomed the participants to the 89th Working Group meeting and highlighted the need to position humanitarian issues in the UN campaign “Every Woman Every Child”.

Latest Multimedia

Dec 21, 2015
Lindsay Hamsik is the ‎policy and advocacy advisor at South Sudan NGO Forum. InterAction's blog moderator sat down with her on December 14 to discuss the crisis currently affecting South Sudan and the challenges NGOs face when providing assistance there. 
Dec 21, 2015
Lindsay Hamsik is the ‎policy and advocacy advisor at South Sudan NGO Forum. InterAction's blog moderator sat down with her on December 14 to discuss the crisis currently affecting South Sudan and the challenges NGOs face when providing assistance there. 

Latest Member News

Feb 02, 2016
Ahead of the “Supporting Syria and the Region Conference” that will take place in London on February 4, Action Against Hunger is calling on world leaders to fill the dramatic gap between immediate humanitarian needs and available funding. After five years of conflict, the disconnect between unmet...
Feb 02, 2016
The international humanitarian organization Action Against Hunger, which specializes in preventing and treating deadly malnutrition in more than 45 countries around the world, has launched the first-ever International Public Health Nutrition Fellowship to recruit and train a new generation of...

Latest Blogs

The Next Chapter: Seeking the Stories of Refugees in Europe

When Italian photographer Massimo Sestini captured an image during the Mare Nostrum rescue operation in 2014, he didn’t know it would go viral.

The image portrays a very specific moment for those forced into migration – a moment of safety. After realizing the impact the photo had on viewers, Sestini began the “Where Are You?” project to raise awareness and find out what became of the hopeful faces captured in the image.

Turning Public Health into Public Hysteria

Mass media is a powerful force. It serves the public’s best interests when the information it provides is timely, credible, and objective. However, when commercial needs – or media bias –  invade media messaging and content, it can potentially create more harm than good.

Latest InterAction in the News

Jan 15, 2016
Just last month, polio experts were wondering if the tipping point for bringing an end to the crippling disease was near, with cases having further declined in the only two remaining countries not yet free of the infection, Pakistan and Afghanistan. But earlier this week, a suicide bomber's blast ...
Dec 25, 2015
Nearly 60 million people around the world were displaced from their homes because of war, conflict or persecution last year, a level not seen since World War II. And Syrian people accounted for roughly 11 million of them. It is hard to process numbers that large, and the many tragic stories behind...