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World Humanitarian Day: A Team Sport

World Humanitarian Day is a moment to acknowledge the importance of helping others in dire need and to recognize the great lengths that humanitarian workers go to provide such help.

August 20, 2018
A young child sits in the lap of a humanitarian worker wearing a Save the Children t-shirt
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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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Humanitarian Aid: Captive to Bureaucracy

August 19 marks the day in 2003 when a bomb ripped through U.N. Headquarters in Baghdad, killing 22 women and…

August 19, 2021
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New InterAction Research Confirms Global Counter-Terror Efforts Harm and Curtail the Delivery of Humanitarian Aid

In the aftermath of 9/11, efforts to combat and counter-terrorist activities (C.T.) have been a foreign policy priority for governments,…

April 6, 2021
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Fundamentals for U.S. Development and Humanitarian Assistance

With election day just a few weeks away, InterAction has issued a set of fundamentals for U.S. development and humanitarian…

October 23, 2020
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Countering Stigmatization In The Humanitarian Response To COVID-19

In most contexts, the social stigma surrounding mental health issues exists because of cultural norms and a lack of understanding…

October 9, 2020
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Are We in the Dark When it Comes to Humanitarian Crises?

Have you heard the story of the man who drops his housekeys? Walking home at night, a man realizes that…

July 22, 2020
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InterAction Appoints Julien Schopp as Vice President of Humanitarian Policy and Practice

Today, InterAction announced that Julien Schopp was appointed as InterAction’s Vice President of Humanitarian Policy and Practice. Schopp previously served…

July 6, 2020
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InterAction Letter to Humanitarian Donors in Support of Common Services for COVID-19 Response

InterAction and The Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response sent out a letter on April 21, 2020, to humanitarian donors in…

April 23, 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