As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to plague communities around the world, evictions and housing insecurities are intensifying. Marginalized groups are shouldering the greatest costs. In…
Crises & Countries in Conflict
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 world battles the COVID-19 pandemic.
Global & Public Policy Positions
Statement on the President’s Announcement to Pull Out of the World Health Organization
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.