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Development Continues in Former Myanmar Conflict Zones, Refugees Still Wait

In Myanmar, international development continues in former conflict areas while more than 100,000 refugees and IDPs remain without a home. Steve Sandford looks at the challenges in one community in Karen state, where Chinese companies are building a resort town.

January 22, 2019
Blog Post

U.S. Must Support Implementation of Global Compact on Refugees

The Declaration committed states to “a more equitable sharing of the burden and responsibility for hosting and supporting the world’s refugees.”

December 18, 2018
Blog Post

To Celebrate International Day of Democracy, Remember Strengthening Democracy Requires Civic Action

On International Day of Democracy, we recognize that citizen-responsive governments provide economic prosperity, improve social well-being, protect minorities and vulnerable populations, among other impactful benefits.

September 14, 2018
Press Release

CEOs of Seven Leading International Development and Humanitarian NGOs Join InterAction’s Board of Directors

The newest additions will join a group committed to solving some of the world's most pressing challenges.

June 20, 2018
people sit around various tables during a meeting. In the foreground, two women speak at a table.
Blog Post

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
Blog Post

Reckoning international social development as a discipline

As a discipline, diversity in problem solving with regard to local problems needs to be given more space to thrive.

February 20, 2018
Statement

InterAction Community Letter Supporting FY2019 International Affairs Budget

Dear Member of Congress, The undersigned members and partners of InterAction urge support for full funding in Fiscal Year 2019…

February 8, 2018
Blog Post

NGOs and Risk How International Humanitarian Actors Manage Uncertainty

For humanitarian organizations, the presence of risk in the operating environment can force difficult trade-offs between the needs of people…

February 8, 2016
Blog Post

NGOs and Risk: How International Humanitarian Actors Manage Uncertainty

For humanitarian organizations, the presence of risk in the operating environment can force difficult trade-offs between the needs of people they are trying to serve and the need to mitigate potential harm to their personnel, resources, and reputation.

February 5, 2016
Blog Post

Conflict Displacing Thousands in Southern Ethiopia: Report

InterAction met with Refugees International’s Mark Yarnell, Senior Advocate and UN Liaison, who shared insights on the relationship between NGOs working in the region and thecurrent government.

December 7, 2018
Photo of South Sudanese refugee, Nyabong Puak.