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Joint NGO Statement on Global Food Security and Conflict-Induced Hunger

This week, world leaders will turn their attention to the global hunger crisis in two pivotal events organized by the United States: a ministerial meeting—a convening between International government officials on a specific topic—on May 18, and a U.N. Security Council open debate on the following day. The events…

May 17, 2022
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Global Rise in Vaccine-Preventable Diseases Highlights Urgent Actions Needed to Save Lives and Alleviate Future Suffering

The re-emergence of vaccine-preventable diseases is a global threat that demands international action. Vaccines have been used to prevent the spread of communicable diseases for over a century. Because humanitarian health responses are extremely costly to implement after a disease outbreak has already occurred, preventative health programs like vaccines are…

May 13, 2022
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110+ NGOs Call on Congress to Appropriate Emergency Resources for Food Insecurity, Humanitarian Action & Global COVID-19 Response

Dear Speaker Pelosi, Majority Leader Schumer, Minority Leader McCarthy, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman DeLauro, Chairman Leahy, Vice Chairman Shelby, and Ranking Member Granger: As organizations that implement and support poverty-focused health, development, and humanitarian programs, we are deeply concerned by the intertwined global crises of COVID-19 and the dramatic rise…

May 6, 2022
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Moving Toward a Locally-Led Humanitarian Response

Localization isn’t a new concept for the global humanitarian community. After many years of debate and conversation, dozens of humanitarian organizations signed the voluntary and non-binding Grand Bargain, representing a commitment to increase aid efficiency by working with more local organizations in humanitarian responses. Despite this commitment, concerns over…

May 3, 2022
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Call for Nominations: InterAction 2022 Disability Inclusion Award

Nominations for the Disability Inclusion Award are now open here. InterAction will announce the winner during the InterAction Forum 2022, to be held in person on June 15 – 16, 2022. Please see below for specific criteria for the Disability Inclusion Award. About the InterAction Disability Inclusion Award InterAction…

April 29, 2022
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InterAction Calls For More Resources for Global Hunger and COVID-19

InterAction fully welcomes the Administration’s request for emergency supplemental funding for security and economic assistance for Ukraine and its continued support for additional funding for the global pandemic response. Additional emergency funds are vital to supporting the people of Ukraine and addressing the humanitarian fallout of Russia’s aggression. However, given…

April 29, 2022
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Call for Nominations: InterAction 2022 Humanitarian Award

Every year, InterAction recognizes the outstanding leaders and organizations that strengthen our community and push our sector forward. Nominations for the Humanitarian Award are now open here. InterAction will announce the winner during the InterAction Forum 2022, to be held in person on June 15 – 16, 2022. Please…

April 29, 2022
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NGO Leaders on Current & Future Change

During this unprecedented time, 115 executives responded to the InterAction NGO Futures 2022 annual survey, representing the full spectrum of size and diversity across international development, humanitarian response, and advocacy organizations. A few points were made clear when looking at the data. International NGOs recognize that the world…

April 25, 2022
Savitri Devi Chaudry, is a member of the Disaster Preparedness Committee. The committee is part of Mercy Corps' Disaster Risk Reduction program, which aims to reduce the risk of flooding by implementing measures like building up river embankments, planting grass on the embankments to help stabilize the land, and building bamboo spurs to help hold the bank in place. Sirens are also provided for warning the community of any flooding. Kailali, Nepal.
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Unified Across the Humanitarian-Development Spectrum

The need for dialogue, inclusion, and collective action at the Nexus between humanitarian and development non-governmental organizations (NGOs) has never been clearer. NGO coordination structures—NGO fora—can play a critical role in supporting these coalitions. Today’s reality is that development and humanitarian assistance are often required concurrently, especially in complex environments…

April 21, 2022
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Call for Names: InterAction Memorial for Fallen Colleagues

Every year during InterAction’s Forum, we take time to remember and honor our fallen colleagues who gave their lives in service to those in need around the world. This year, we will be displaying these colleagues’ respective names, organizations, and location and year of death in a dedicated memorial…

April 20, 2022
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Letter to Congressional Leadership Regarding the Prioritization of Funding for State, Foreign Operations Bill in FY 2023

Dear Chairwoman DeLauro, Chairman Leahy, Vice Chairman Shelby, and Ranking Member Granger: We, the undersigned international, implementing, and advocacy organizations, respectfully request that in F.Y. 2023 you prioritize funding for the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related programs bill and provide the subcommittee with a 302(b) allocation of at…

April 13, 2022
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InterAction Adopts New Member Values and Principles

Transparency and accountability are the foundation for building trust in the communities that international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) serve. In 1992, InterAction and the Board of Directors held its Members to a higher set of standards by drafting InterAction’s NGO Standards and implementing a biennial Self-Certification Plus (SCP) process to…

April 13, 2022