A woman and her young child walk in the middle of the desert passing by a large makeshift shelter for displaced people.
Photo By: Ali Ahmed


InterAction is dedicated to improving the effectiveness and quality of humanitarian shelter and settlement programs worldwide.

We do so by representing our Members on the Global Shelter Cluster's Strategic Advisory Group, participating in regional shelter forums, and developing and sharing best practices.


Humanitarian Coordination & Practice

Roadmap for Research

The lack of systematic research and peer-reviewed publications in the humanitarian sector—particularly in shelter and settlements assistance—sheds light on the need for stronger relationships between…
Andrea Carla Lopez
Jun 8, 2021
Humanitarian Coordination & Practice

In Search of Local Leadership

“Local organizations must continue to try to implement projects that generate self-sustainability [and] build more robust alliances, without losing the fundamental principles of humanitarian…
Jun 20, 2023
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Coordinator, Shelter and Settlements
Director, Shelter and Settlements
Program Associate, Practice