Member News

Member News

InterAction has member organizations working in every developing country with a focus on the world’s most poor and vulnerable populations. Below is a collection of the latest news, stories, and accomplishments of InterAction’s members. Member news items are also searchable by date, issue, geographic area, and keyword.

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Mar 23, 2017
Somalia is in a state of pre-famine. The country is experiencing both severe drought and violent conflict from armed groups, both of which are driving a widespread, dangerous food crisis. In 2011, when famine was officially declared under similar conditions, the world was too slow to respond and...
Mar 23, 2017
Editor's note: The following is a joint statement issued on March 22, 2017  by six international humanitarian organizations operating in Yemen: Action Against Hunger, Care, Handicap International, Médicines du Monde, Première Urgence Internationale, and Solidarités International.March...
Mar 21, 2017
The 6th Solar Cookers International (SCI) World Conference 2017 in India broke new ground as it advanced solar cooking globally through new connections, information-sharing, and feedback on new projects advancing the solar cooking community.  Solar cooking is an appropriate technology that...
Mar 17, 2017
The White House released a budget blueprint on March 16th that proposes slashing the budgets of the State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) by approximately one- third.  This represents an extremely steep cut especially in light of the fact that these agencies...
Mar 17, 2017
CRS Opposes Proposed Cuts to Foreign Aid Budget;Elimination of Vital Anti-Poverty AccountsWASHINGTON, DC, March 16, 2017 – Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is deeply troubled by the proposed draconian cuts to poverty-focused foreign assistance in the administration’s budget request. At a time of both...
Mar 16, 2017
WaterAid today expressed its strong opposition to the 28.7% cut to funding for the US Agency for International Development and Department of State, proposed today by President Trump in his Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Blueprint, citing the action as being out of line with America’s priorities, US...
Mar 16, 2017
NEW YORK, NY – “As the leading American Jewish organization providing financial support to end poverty and advance human rights in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, we are firmly opposed to President Trump’s proposed federal budget, which would slash the combined...
Mar 16, 2017
World Vision U.S. President Richard Stearns issued the following statement in response to the proposed cuts to international foreign assistance in the President’s Fiscal Year (FY) 18 budget outline to Congress.“For more than 50 years, World Vision has worked alongside U.S. government partners to...
Mar 16, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Donald J. Trump today released his budget proposal, also known as a “skinny budget,” which outlines his plan to slash domestic and global assistance funding including a proposed 28 percent cut to the State Department and USAID. The proposed budget...

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