Global & Public Policy Positions
InterAction issued the following statement on President Trump’s announcement to pull out of the World Health Organization. “The President’s decision to terminate the U.S. relationship…
Imagine you were living in Port-au-Prince during the 2010 earthquake, or in Tacloban City during Super Typhoon Haiyan. Imagine you were confronted with the aftermath…
International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction: #BuildToLast
Between 1998 and 2017, natural disasters killed 1.3 million people, left 4.4 billion people injured, displaced, or in need of emergency assistance, and caused economic…
Forum 2019 Highlights
Today, global poverty is at an all-time low, hunger has been cut in half, and safe water is increasingly available. Yet, there are 68.5 million…
Summit Aims To ‘Substantially Increase’ Local Strategies On Disaster Risk
Cities are set to receive key attention at a global summit this week on disaster risk reduction, as national governments, development groups and others seek to “substantially increase” the number of local strategies on the issue by 2020.
Is it time to devise a faster response to slow onset disasters?
"It is either time to bolster drought indicators and better define action tied to early warning systems, or rethink aid frameworks altogether."
Risk Management & Regulatory Issues
Residual Risk Acceptance An Advocacy Guidance Note
This guidance note is one of four research products emanating from the 2016 NGOs and Risk study, conducted by Humanitarian Outcomes for InterAction with the…