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How to Turbocharge the Peace Process in Afghanistan

I am the country director for a large American humanitarian organization working in Afghanistan that has been providing emergency and…

March 30, 2021
InterAction Quoted

Lowcock Starts At OCHA, Casts Attention To Aid Worker Security

"There is a whole list of crises he could be speaking out about...so how does he determine which of those he is going to spend his energy and time speaking to member states and donors about and calling attention to?"

September 8, 2017
InterAction Quoted

DfID’s Lowcock Welcomed As New OCHA Head, But Faces Challenges

Mark Lowcock, the new United Nations humanitarian chief, will have his work cut out for him when he soon takes the reigns of a shrinking U.N. Office for the Coordination for Humanitarian Affairs

May 26, 2017
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The First Step to Addressing Conflict-Induced Hunger

The statistics are staggering. Armed conflict is the single biggest challenge to achieving zero hunger, with nearly 100…

December 13, 2021
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Statement on Humanitarian Crisis and Ethnic Cleansing in Ethiopia

InterAction released the following statement on the humanitarian crisis and ethnic cleansing in Ethiopia: “For over 11 months, humanitarians have…

October 8, 2021
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Deterioration of the Humanitarian Situation in the Central African Republic

Thirty-five international NGOs (INGOs) working throughout the Central African Republic (CAR) put out a press release last week to…

September 3, 2021
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Toward a Shared Understanding of Civilian Harm

As the number of armed conflicts continues to rise globally, so, too, does civilian harm, resulting in the highest number…

June 10, 2021
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Designing the New NGO Aid Map

InterAction is working to re-design the NGO Aid Map tool, re-orienting this critical resource to the challenges of the NGO…

May 13, 2021
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Central African Republic: Neglected Crisis & Three Things to Know

The Central African Republic (CAR) “is now the most dangerous place for humanitarian work” – Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Under-Secretary-General for Peace…

April 27, 2021
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Choose to Challenge: The Gender Data Gap in Humanitarian Aid

Humanitarian assistance has slowly become more data-focused. This is a positive move for the humanitarian community, as high-quality data can…

March 8, 2021