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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East Africa is facing the worst drought since the 1950s. The drought has withered crops, killed cattle and led to massive increases in food prices.
With the danger of widespread famine in the Horn of Africa increasing daily, Lutheran World Relief is rushing $500,000 for an immediate response to this unfolding humanitarian crisis.
Islamic Relief USA (IRUSA), a relief and development organization based in the D.C. metropolitan area, announced the launch of its East Africa Crisis Appeal. 
As more than ten million men, women and children face hunger and life-threatening health consequences from the worst drought to hit the Horn of Africa in 60 years, International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) is responding with aid to relieve victims of the worst food shortage crisis in the...
International Medical Corps is deploying an Emergency Response Team (ERT) to the Somali Region of eastern Ethiopia where the worst drought crisis in 60 years has prompted a dramatic increase in the number of Somali refugees streaming across the border in search of shelter and basic resources.
International Medical Corps’ Emergency Response Team (ERT) has deployed to the Dolo Ado refugee camps in the Somali Region of Ethiopia, where the worst drought crisis in 60 years is creating a potential humanitarian crisis.
As the humanitarian community declares famine in parts of southern Somalia, increasing numbers of Somalis affected by the drought in East Africa are fleeing across the country’s borders in search of food, clean water and shelter.
It has been an achingly difficult year in the Eastern Horn of Africa – 2011 has been the driest period in the region since 1995, with the lowest level of rainfall in 60 years.
This year marks the driest period in the Eastern Horn of Africa region since 1995, with the lowest level of rainfall in more than 50 years.

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