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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Jul 27, 2017
I was last in Yemen almost a decade ago, and while it is a true privilege to be back in this beautiful country, my return here is marked by a deep sadness at what I have seen this week.Back then, it was easy to walk the streets of Sana’a, visit coffee shops, and walk through Yemen’s...
Jul 24, 2017
Food security experts predict a rise in the number of people facing crisis, emergency and famine conditions from 4.7 million to 5.2 million in north-east Nigeria by the end of August. This includes 50,000 people forecast to be affected by famine-like conditions, according to the latest UN Food and...
Jul 18, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC – With an estimated 81 million people in need of emergency assistance because of severe food insecurity, Congress must act now to prevent famine and save lives, urges Deepmala Mahla, South Sudan Country Director for the global organization Mercy Corps. In testimony to a Senate...
Jul 17, 2017
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (July 17, 2017) — For the first time, eight of the leading U.S.-based international relief organizations have joined forces to urge the American public to donate to the new Hunger Relief Fund in response to looming famines and persistent hunger threatening...
Jul 14, 2017
It is with great sadness that The Hunger Project family around the world mourns the passing of Professor Idrissa Dicko, who has been a beloved staff member for more than 20 years, first as head of our country office in Burkina Faso and as Vice President for Africa Programs for the last seven years...
Jul 12, 2017
More than 20 million lives on the brink is top concern for American Voters    An independent public opinion poll commissioned by the IRC and conducted by SocialSphere, Inc. of Cambridge, MA, finds that Americans know the least about extreme hunger but find it to be the most important...
Jul 12, 2017
Three organizations serving the international development community have announced that they are joining forces: InsideNGO, the Washington, DC-based member association of international non-governmental organizations; LINGOs, the virtual not-for-profit capacity building organization specializing in...
Jul 03, 2017
Nairobi, 3 July 2017:  Deteriorating drought, hunger and hygiene conditions in Somalia have put the health of 6.7 million people in need of humanitarian assistance at risk, with over 50,000 cases of suspected cholera reported. Although a famine declaration has been averted...
Jun 30, 2017
International Medical Corps, Concern Worldwide, and Harvard Humanitarian Initiative — partners in the Building A Better Response project — are proud to announce the release of an innovative online course. The e-learning opportunity focuses on humanitarian coordination during...

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