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Fostering a Healthy Organizational Culture: Resources for Humanitarian and Development Organizations

Over the past few years, humanitarian and development organizations have started developing policies to prevent sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment…

October 25, 2022
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Mindful Spending: Incorporating Psychological Health Into Foreign Aid

It is a well-known fact that war has disparate psychological effects on all those involved—from refugees to soldiers to the…

October 14, 2022
Members of CRS-supported SILC groups (Savings and Internal Lending Communities) dance together during a meeting in Awaradoni village, Upper East Region, Ghana. These women have begun making and selling shea nut butter, straw baskets, and parboiled rice ever since interrupted weather patterns related to climate change have inhibited their abilities to earn livelihoods through farming. Awaradoni village, Talensi District, Upper East Region, Ghana, West Africa. March 19, 2016 - Photo by Jake Lyell for CRS.
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Recognizing InterAction Member Humanitarian Aid Workers in the Field

The InterAction Humanitarian Award recognizes an individual or individuals whose work reflects important leadership qualities in humanitarian practice, such as…

August 19, 2022
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The Risky Business of Security for Aid Workers

When well-meaning people ask—as Elon Musk recently did—for a cost accounting for humanitarian activities, security can be among the…

January 31, 2022
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Fear of Deportation Exacts Toll on Children’s Mental Health

The mental health of young people is a growing concern for U.S. society as a whole, but But for undocumented youths or young citizens with undocumented relatives, the emotional or mental issues they grapple with are a multifaceted ordeal.

May 21, 2018
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Better Health for Afghan Refugees

The 70,000 undocumented refugees in Iran’s centrally located province of Yazd in particular struggle with poverty and a lack of stable economic opportunities that makes them unable to afford basic necessities such as soap and toothbrushes.

March 15, 2018
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Key Takeaways from the First U.N. Water Conference in 46 Years

Last month, thousands of attendees from governments, the private sector, and nonprofits convened at the first U.N. Water Conference since…

April 12, 2023
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The U.N. Water Conference and a Collective Call to Action

Two billion people lack safely managed drinking water, 3.6 billion people—nearly half the world’s population—lack safely managed sanitation, and 2.3…

March 21, 2023
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Periods Don’t Stop When Disasters Occur

The recent flooding in Pakistan was unprecedented—affecting 6.4 million people and damaging or destroying over 1,400 health facilities…

November 1, 2022
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InterAction Statement Condemning the Actions of the Myanmar Military and Non-State Armed Groups

InterAction condemns egregious actions taken by the Myanmar military and non-state armed groups one year on from the coup and…

February 3, 2022