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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Jun 29, 2017
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (June 29, 2017) — More than 20,000 children across nine districts in Somalia risk starving to death in a few months unless the international community continues to provide life-saving aid to the drought-stricken country, Save the Children is warning.New survey results...
Jun 21, 2017
Today a new IPC report documenting the worsening of South Sudan’s hunger crisis has been released. The report states that 1.7 million people are on the brink of famine and 50 per cent of the population is now recognised as being food insecure.“We are deeply concerned about the...
Jun 21, 2017
JUBA, South Sudan—(June 21, 2017)-- According to an early warning famine report released today, areas of South Sudan in famine have improved; but the country is experiencing the most alarming levels of food insecurity in its history. In June and July, the number of people suffering from...
Jun 20, 2017
Churches in the Anglican Diocese of Colombo are responding to community needs following a period of heavy rains worsened by Cyclone Mora, which hit Sri Lanka on May 26.  More than 630,000 people were affected by the severe weather, which caused landslides and flooding.6/20: Update from...
Jun 16, 2017
The following are the remarks delivered by Action Against Hunger CEO Andrea Tamburini to the UN Security Council on June 16, 2017, for the Security Council Arria-Formula Open Meeting on “Responding to the Secretary General’s Call to Action on the Risk of Famine in the conflict-affected...
Jun 12, 2017
BALTIMORE—In South Sudan, where the United Nations has declared the world’s first famine since 2011, Lutheran World Relief (LWR) is partnering with IMA World Health to set up and run life-saving medical centers that will treat young children at risk of death from starvation.LWR and IMA World Health...
Jun 07, 2017
Episcopal Relief & Development participated in an Anglican Alliance call on February 21 with the leadership of SUDRA, the humanitarian arm of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan and Sudan, regarding the previous day’s UN famine declaration. Episcopal Relief & Development plays a...
Jun 02, 2017
Thousands of displaced persons returning from Cameroon are facing appalling conditions on arrival in Pulka in Northern Nigeria.Despite repeated warnings to authorities by humanitarian organizations, including Oxfam, on severe water shortages and limited shelter in Pulka, an estimated 3,800 people...
May 30, 2017
The White House recently released its full fiscal year 2018 budget request, which proposes to eliminate a number of agencies and drastically reduce programs important to Habitat’s work globally and to people in need of shelter around the world. Most critically, the budget proposal includes...

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