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Dec 12, 2018
InterAction Announces Program to Prevent and Respond to Incidents in Development and Humanitarian Settings InterAction will begin a new program to establish a culture of prevention, response, and support within the NGO community to address sexual harassment, abuse, and exploitation. Working with...
Dec 12, 2018
As U.S.-based charities, nonprofits, and faith-based organizations working to end hunger, poverty, and malnutrition around the world, we express our deep gratitude to the Conference Committee for producing the bipartisan compromise H.R. 2, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“Farm Bill”). This...

Latest Issue Briefs and Reports

Dec 07, 2018
On October 14-15, 2018, the co-chairs of the Centrality of Protection Task Team, OCHA and InterAction, supported the Global Protection Cluster (GPC) to convene a workshop to take stock of implementation of the IASC Policy on Protection in Humanitarian Action (2016) and the IASC Principals Statement...
Oct 31, 2018
InterAction conducted field research in Erbil, Mosul, Kirkuk, Baghdad, Anbar, and Karbala, Iraq from July 23 - August 9, 2018 to assess the most pressing protection issues and how they can be addressed by a whole-of-system response in line with the Inter-Agency Standing Committee’s (IASC)...

Latest Multimedia

Sep 27, 2017
Learn about the key elements of results-based protection (RBP) which help us make informed decisions to mitigate threats, reduce vulnerabilities, and enhance capacities in humanitarian action, while promoting stronger collaboration among relevant actors across disciplines and sectors. For more...
Jul 12, 2017
Photographer Jim Stipe acted as a judge for InterAction's 2016 Photo Contest. He has many years of experience with photo ethics and NGO standards and agreed to give some insight into the #IAPhotoContest and the judging process.

Latest Member News

Nov 19, 2018
PHOENIX, Ariz. (November 19, 2018) – Two humanitarian aid workers from Food for the Hungry (FH) were tragically killed in Tanganyika province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), on Thursday, November 15. “We are devastated to confirm the tragic loss of our two staff members,” said FH CEO Mike...
Oct 17, 2018
Silver Spring, MD – Global Communities is pleased to announce the addition of Leocadia (Lee) Zak, President of Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia, to our Board of Trustees. A lawyer and expert on international trade, she served for seven years as Director of the U.S. Trade and Development...

Latest Blogs

Empowering Communities Through Handwashing & Entrepreneurship

Last week was National Handwashing Awareness Week here in the U.S., just in time for holiday gatherings and peak flu season. While a little soap and water can help Americans prevent common illnesses like the flu, they also have the potential to dramatically change the lives of people in developing countries.

Conflict Displacing Thousands in Southern Ethiopia: Report

For the past year, southern Ethiopia has been in the midst of a major humanitarian crisis. Hundreds of thousands of Ethiopians have been displaced due to intercommunal violence, as a result of deep-rooted ethnic disputes over land and borders.  Promoting a positive change in the political landscape of the country, the new government led by prime minister Abiy Ahmed has shown a will to openly collaborate with humanitarian organizations and UN agencies to handle this crisis.

Latest InterAction in the News

Mar 12, 2018
The recent killings of three humanitarian aid workers in Nigeria by suspected Boko Haram militants have sent shock waves throughout the humanitarian aid community and illuminated the increasingly precarious landscape such personnel must navigate to help people in areas of conflict and instability....
Jan 05, 2018
No country provides as much assistance as the United States. About a quarter of all public assistance provided from rich countries to developing countries comes from the US state budget. That is why much is at stake when negotiations on the US budget for 2018 are now entering an end phase. In its...