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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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...
Sep 12, 2017
Houston, Texas - Islamic Relief USA volunteers have safely reached Houston to conduct disaster assessment of properties damaged by Hurricane Harvey over the past week. "We have been in touch with local communities for opportunities to collaborate," said Hani Hamwi, leader of IRUSA...
Sep 08, 2017
Statement of Robert Bank, President and CEO of American Jewish World Service:“As the leading Jewish organization supporting the human rights of ethnic minorities in Burma, including those of the persecuted Rohingya people, we are gravely concerned that the Burmese...
Sep 06, 2017
Hurricane Harvey, the first major storm of the 2017 hurricane season, caused heavy rain and catastrophic flooding as it hovered over Houston, Galveston and other parts of Texas and Louisiana in late August. More than 60 deaths have been reported to date. This powerful storm first made landfall on...
Sep 05, 2017
Close to 800,000 children under the age of five are severely malnourished in Nigeria, Niger, Cameroon and Chad. “Lack of sufficient humanitarian funding is putting young children’s lives at risk,” warned the Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council Jan Egeland. Six...
Aug 31, 2017
SituationSince it made landfall on the evening of Friday, August 25, Hurricane Harvey has brought torrential rains and heavy flooding to much of Texas and Louisiana. The storm's death toll now stands at 38 people and more than 8,500 people have been rescued from flooding, ...
Aug 31, 2017
On August 25, 2017 Hurricane Harvey slammed into the southern coast of Texas, leaving a path of devastation in its wake. The areas surrounding Corpus Christi, Rockport, and Houston have been greatly affected by the damaging winds and rising flood waters. The storm is currently moving at a slow pace...
Aug 31, 2017
Hurricane Harvey made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane near the city of Corpus Christi in southeastern Texas on Friday, cutting power to at least two-thirds of its 325,000 residents and damaging buildings in its path. Houston is being inundated with “unprecedented...

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