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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…

May 3, 2022
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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…

April 21, 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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Greening Humanitarian Shelter and Settlements Responses

Today is World Habitat Day—a time for the world to come together to create sustainable, carbon-neutral, inclusive communities for all.

October 4, 2021
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InterAction Statement on Escalation of Violence and Humanitarian Need in Gaza and the Region

Considering the recent escalation in violence between the Government of Israel, Palestinian Authorities, and Non-State Armed Groups resulting in attacks…

May 19, 2021
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Humanitarian Action Conundrums: Neutrality

In the current moment, when it seems that everything, including tasks as simple as washing your hands or wearing a…

December 8, 2020
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The Challenges Facing Tomorrow’s Humanitarians

On November 7, 2019, Patricia McIlreavy, InterAction’s Vice President of Humanitarian Policy and Practice, delivered the keynote address at Villanova…

December 11, 2019
Statement

The Politicization Of Humanitarian Aid For Venezuela Must End

"The people of Venezuela are in desperate need of significantly expanded lifesaving and sustaining support. We must not allow them to become victims of the political brinksmanship around humanitarian assistance we are currently witnessing."

February 22, 2019
Young protester stands in the middle of a highway waving a Venezuelan flag
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Language in Protective Humanitarian Action: Practical lessons from Myanmar, Bangladesh and Northeast Nigeria

Speakers explore the importance of language in humanitarian contexts.

January 15, 2019
Statement

U.S. Humanitarian and Development Organizations Denounce Discrimination and Intolerance

We unequivocally condemn the recent horrendous attack at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh.

October 31, 2018
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Guidelines for NGO Coordination with Military Actors During Humanitarian Crises

When responding to humanitarian crises, NGOs independently asses the risks of when, how, and why they would or would not coordinate their activities with the U.S. military.

July 13, 2018