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Latest News

Sep 12, 2017
WASHINGTON – InterAction is deeply concerned by the violence against civilians taking place in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, as well as the growing displacement crisis as nearly 300,000 seek refuge across the border in Bangladesh. With most humanitarian assistance blocked in the north of Rakhine State,...
Aug 28, 2017
On the night of August 25th, a devastating hurricane made landfall over Texas, causing catastrophic flooding that has left more than 30,000 Americans in need of shelter. The storm inflicted major damage along the Texas coastline and inundated local emergency responders. As authorities in disaster...

Latest Issue Briefs and Reports

Sep 19, 2017
Upon the invitation of the INGO Forum in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, InterAction, represented by Julien Schopp, Director of Humanitarian Practice, traveled to the D.R.C. from April 16 through April 28, 2017. The mission comprised visits to Kinshasa and Goma, reviewing humanitarian...

Latest Multimedia

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.
Mar 07, 2017
On February 28, 2017 InterAction hosted a conversation on the humanitarian crisis in South Sudan with the former first lady, Rebecca Garang, and former deputy minister of defense, Dr. Majak Agot Atem.

Latest Member News

Sep 18, 2017
The humanitarian crisis has worsened in drought-stricken Ethiopia, with almost three million additional people in need of humanitarian aid this year. 8.5 million people are in dire need in Ethiopia due to worsening drought and a deteriorating food security situation, up from 5.6 million in January...
Sep 14, 2017
Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting emergency relief efforts in Culebra and Vieques, two islands in Puerto Rico devastated by Hurricane Irma. In partnership with the Episcopal Diocese of Puerto Rico, the organization is providing approximately 600 people with temporary housing, medical...

Latest Blogs

Concern responds to worsening Rohingya crisis

Up to 400,000 Rohingya have crossed the border of Myanmar into Bangladesh since August 25, fleeing ethnic violence in Rakhine State in the country’s southwest. That’s more than a third of the country’s Rohingya population of roughly 1.1 million people.

In The Name Of Security, Advocates Are Kept Out Of The United Nations

By Emily Bove, Executive Director, and Mónica de Pinto Ribeiro Hancke, Advocacy Manager, at Women Thrive Alliance

The piece was originally published on September 13, 2017, on The Huffington Post.


Latest InterAction in the News

Sep 08, 2017
UNITED NATIONS — Protection for civilians and aid workers in conflict zones and financing are two of the top issues driving Mark Lowcock’s immediate agenda, the new United Nations humanitarian chief indicated to staff during his first week on the job.   Lowcock, a career British civil servant,...
Aug 29, 2017
WASHINGTON — In this series on the history of development, we are examining more than 60 years of polling on opinions toward aid to better understand effective messaging, common misperceptions the public has about development, and some myths the development community has about public opinion. In...