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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Apr 10, 2017
More than 20 million people face starvation in East Africa, if immediate water, healthcare, shelter, and nutritious food is not provided to the region and the hardest hit countries of: Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Uganda, and Tanzania (UNOCHA). The situation is so dire there are fears it...
Apr 07, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC, April 7 — Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) president & CEO, Sean Callahan, joins 42 other CEOs of major international aid organizations calling on Congress to provide $1 billion in emergency funding for 2017 to address famine and food insecurity,...
Mar 31, 2017
IRC Yemen Country Director, Mohamed El Montassir Hussein, said:"The IRC is deeply concerned by reports that the U.S. is considering increasing military assistance to the Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen. We are particularly alarmed by emerging information that this...
Mar 29, 2017
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) strongly opposes deep cuts proposed by the Administration to international assistance for Fiscal Year 2017, instead calling for funding to be increased in the face of growing needs.“We ask Congress to consider providing immediate and significant supplemental...
Mar 29, 2017
The Norwegian Refugee Council’s (NRC) latest data shows that 438,000 people in Somalia have been displaced since November, by the worst drought the country has experienced in 20 years.“Over 3,000 people a day are being forced to abandon their homes in search of water and food.This is...
Mar 28, 2017
WASHINGTON (March 28, 2017) – CARE today denounced the Trump Administration's proposal to cut current-year funding to foreign assistance programs that save millions of lives and support our national security. Specifically, the proposal would cut life-saving food assistance this year...
Mar 28, 2017
HARGEISA/NAIROBI (March 28, 2017) — Large areas of communities in urgent need of life-saving assistance in Somaliland and other regions of Somalia are yet to be reached by the emergency response, warns global poverty-fighting organization, CARE.  Last week, drought-stricken...
Mar 28, 2017
Adoption of President Trump’s proposed cuts to the FY2017 and FY2018 budgets could lead to tragedy and crisis for millions of vulnerable people across the Horn of Africa and beyond, the global organization Mercy Corps testifies today at a House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee hearing on “...
Mar 27, 2017
The CEO of Project HOPE, Dr. Tom Kenyon, is warning that the White House administration’s proposed budget cuts to foreign aid risk endangering millions of people around the world as well as America’s historic role as a lifeline to those in need.Project HOPE has joined a coalition of...

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