InterAction In the News

InterAction In the News

Take look at a selection of recent articles quoting InterAction, op-eds and analysis from our experts, and other news coverage highlighting the collective efforts of InterAction, its members, and partners to end poverty and help vulnerable people in need around the world.

A leaked State Department document suggests that the Trump administration is planning to cut foreign aid by a stunning 30.8 percent. Additionally, the document suggests that U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) programs would be curtailed and, according to this report in Foreign Policy, essentially folded into programs run by the State Department.

Mar 09, 2017
President Trump’s proposed cuts to U.S spending on foreign aid have dismayed foundation officials whose work to mitigate climate change, fight famine, and strengthen civil society abroad could be complicated, and even undermined, by the administration’s "America first" policy....
Mar 07, 2017
Late last month, famine was declared in two counties of the civil-war torn East African country of South Sudan. With 100,000 people at risk for dying of starvation in that area alone and millions more on the brink of crisis-level food shortages throughout the country, South Sudanese President Salva...
Feb 24, 2017
Readers asked: "When a humanitarian group has helped a community become self-sustaining, how can the group create a good 'exit strategy.'"Our sources answered: Create the exit strategy from the get-go.Case in point: Weh Yeoh founded OIC Cambodia in 2013 with both a goal and a...
Feb 03, 2017
Several international aid organizations say they have been forced to make contingency plans in case staff members are barred from entering the United States under President Trump’s new immigration rules.Some are reassessing plans for staff scheduled to come to the country for briefings and...
Feb 01, 2017
International humanitarian aid organizations say the travel restrictions issued by President Donald Trump on Saturday could have a dramatic impact on how they operate.The Trump executive order temporarily bars all refugees and suspends — for the next 90 days — entry to the U.S. by...
Jan 31, 2017
On 11 February 2014, the United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator (ERC) declared that the humanitarian situation in South Sudan warranted classification as a system-wide Level 3 (L3) emergency. A little less than two months before, on 15 December 2013, fighting had broken out in the capital Juba...
Jan 26, 2017
This year will bring many changes to the halls of power in Washington, but America's longstanding, bipartisan commitment to global leadership in the fight against hunger and malnutrition should remain a point of pride all of us can support.And, with more-controversial issues dominating...

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