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 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...
Aug 31, 2017
All Hands Volunteers - Hurricane Harvey Situation ReportThurs., 31 Aug 2017, 9:00 ESTStorm Profile & AnalysisHurricane Harvey may have set a new U.S. rainfall record for any tropical storm or hurricane as it continues to soak Texas and Louisiana. The National Weather Service said, "...
Aug 30, 2017
San Dimas, Calif., Aug. 30, 2017 – With over 93,000 people impacted by Hurricane Harvey currently without power and over 30,000 in shelters, local Tzu Chi USA chapters in Dallas and Houston are evaluating how they can best provide immediate disaster aid, after already delivering 300...
Aug 30, 2017
Our hearts go out to everyone affected by what is being called the worst flooding disaster in U.S. history. Catastrophic flooding is still occurring, and the American Red Cross is working day and night to get help to where it is needed most.You can find shelters by visiting redcross.org,...
Aug 30, 2017
HOUSTON, Texas (Aug. 30, 2017) – Devastating flooding continues in Houston, the country’s fourth largest city, where droves of people stranded and displaced by the deadly floods from Hurricane Harvey are being transported to nearby evacuation centers and shelters. The biggest rainstorm...
Aug 30, 2017
Within days of Hurricane Harvey’s landfall in Texas on August 26, Americares began providing critical medicine and relief supplies to meet survivors’ urgent health needs. Harvey dumped a record 51 inches of rain on Texas. Tens of thousands of people evacuated their flooded homes and...

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