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Engaging With the Global Humanitarian Shelter and Settlements Sector

With increasing need in humanitarian aid but limited funding availability, the humanitarian system needs to consider creative and innovative solutions…

July 25, 2022
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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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The Settlements Approach Guidance Note

The humanitarian landscape is quickly transforming. Protracted armed conflicts, uncontrolled urbanization, and environmental pressure present new challenges, even as the…

December 9, 2020
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What Does It Mean To Be A Humanitarian?

August 19 marks World Humanitarian Day, a time to recognize humanitarians’ meaningful work and the risks they take every day.

August 18, 2023
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Outcomes from the Inaugural U.S. Conference on Housing, Land, and Property in Crisis Contexts

Displacement, whether caused by disaster or conflict, is fundamentally connected to housing, land, and property (HLP) rights.

July 25, 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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Understanding Coverage: Counting Those We Leave Behind

While humanitarian shelter and settlements (S&S) stakeholders advocate to meet global needs, the sector lacks a method to measure its…

June 23, 2022
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Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: Humanitarian Response, Insights & Experts

InterAction provides tailored Media Alerts highlighting the work our Members are implementing around the world. If you would like…

March 14, 2022
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Statement on Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

Russia has violated Ukraine’s sovereignty and democracy by invading Ukraine and has put civilians in danger. Independent news outlets…

March 1, 2022
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More Than Four Walls and a Roof

The United Nations estimates that over 70 million people are forcibly displaced and more than a billion people live…

March 3, 2020