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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Aug 28, 2017
CHICAGO— In the past 15 years, Zakat Foundation of America (ZF) has responded to almost all major international and domestic disasters.ZF has assembled a team of volunteers to assist with the catastrophic damage that has come from Hurricane Harvey. The Category 4 hurricane has killed at least...
Aug 28, 2017
Hurricane Harvey, the largest storm to make landfall in Texas since 1961, has left widespread damage across 50 of the state’s counties. Continued heavy rains are causing catastrophic flooding and are expected to continue through midweek. Millions of people in the region are affected.As part of its...
Aug 21, 2017
In an open letter on the situation in Yemen sent to UN Secretary-General António Guterres, the members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) and the EU, NRC expresses great concern over the humanitarian situation in Yemen.OSLO/NORWAY 18 August 2017Dear Secretary-General Guterres,I write to...
Aug 18, 2017
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (August 18, 2017)— Save the Children warns that the ability of aid agencies to respond effectively to the hunger crisis threatening millions of lives in four countries is being heavily impacted by violence directed at frontline humanitarian workers, leaving vulnerable...
Aug 09, 2017
One year since Sana’a Airport was shut down, more Yemenis have died from not being able to travel for specialised medical care than have been killed by airstrikes.10,000 Yemenis have now died from health conditions for which they were seeking medical treatment abroad, according to data from...
Aug 03, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC – The global organization Mercy Corps strongly applauds the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Ambassador Mark Green as the Administrator for the United State Agency for International Development (USAID). During a time of historic global humanitarian need and...
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 27, 2017
Episcopal Relief & Development is serving tens of thousands of displaced people in Rome through the ongoing relief efforts of its partner, the Joel Nafuma Refugee Center (JNRC). JNRC addresses the needs of people fleeing conflict and persecution by providing a safe and secure daytime shelter to...
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...

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