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12 Mar 2018 description

For Immediate Release

Washington, DC - As Secretary of State Rex Tillerson prepares to testify on the administration’s budget, a leading group of humanitarian, development and global health organizations are releasing new data that shows just how devastating these proposed cuts to the United States’ foreign aid budget would be to millions of people in the poorest countries.

The analysis finds that under the proposed budget:

02 Apr 2017 description
report InterAction

While progress is being made in the fight against hunger and food insecurity, almost 800 million people worldwide still suffer from hunger today.

Reducing hunger and food insecurity involves many pieces—smarter agriculture technologies, policy environments that enable sustainable growth in the agricultural sector, and more effective investments in agriculture, both public and private. One critical piece of this puzzle is data. It can inform and make all aspects of the fight to end hunger more effective.

22 Mar 2017 description
report InterAction

A persistent drought has left nearly 23 million people across the Horn of Africa without enough to eat. In South Sudan, hundreds of thousands are trying to survive famine. Nearly half the country—or 4.9 million people—are now going hungry. That number will grow when the “lean season” arrives in July, just before harvest and as food reserves have been exhausted.

The world’s last declared famine, which lasted from 2010 to 2012 in Somalia, resulted in 260,000 deaths.

08 Aug 2016 description
report InterAction

In 2011, Publish What You Fund’s chief executive, Rupert Simons, was working in Ethiopia on a program to get better seeds to farmers. His program was one of several run by different government agencies, NGOs and donors. Despite great effort, the results were disappointing. It took several years to fully understand why – the seeds from government farms had been contaminated by inter-breeding.

20 Jul 2016 description
report InterAction

Why NGOs Need Investment Data In Their Fight Against Hunger

29 Dec 2015 description
report InterAction

PAJE-Nièta educates and inspires thousands to become entrepreneurs

In rural Mali, thousands of young people have gained the skills, knowledge, and tools to improve their lives and bolster their communities thanks to the USAID-funded Mali Out-of-School Youth project (PAJE-Nièta).

10 Jul 2015 description
report InterAction

Feed the Children’s four-pillar approach to community development does more than provide food—it teaches and empowers children, parents, care providers, and their communities to reverse malnutrition and defeat hunger. The four pillars of our child-focused community-development program are Food & Nutrition, Health & Water, Education, and Livelihoods.

Activities

11 Apr 2012 description
report InterAction

Apr 6, 2012

InterAction’s latest publication, Choose to Invest in Development and Humanitarian Relief FY2013, outlines key funding recommendations for the U.S. government to support accounts in the federal budget. This strong investment will make great strides to reduce global poverty, tackle environmental challenges and increase peacekeeping efforts to support stability and security.

20 Apr 2011 description
report InterAction

A group called the South Sudan Liberation Army began attacks yesterday in a new rebellion in Southern Sudan, adding to the violence that has killed over 800 people since the January secession referendum. The SSLA set off explosives in Unity State and clashed with the military later that day.

In addition to the election-fuelled fighting, the high rate of unemployment has led to a rise in violent cattle raids in Southern Sudan, as reported by NPR this weekend. Cattle have an important place in the Sudanese economy, including as dowries for weddings.

24 Jan 2011 description
report InterAction

InterAction is pleased to release its second Foreign Assistance Briefing Book (FABB). The book outlines the U.S.-based international nonprofit community's views on foreign assistance challenges expected to be at the forefront of the 112th Congress and the remaining two years of the Obama administration's first term.

Sixteen key areas and sectors are featured, including climate change, food security and agriculture, health, urban poverty and U.S. government funding trends, with specific problems highlighted and suggested recommendations.

21 Dec 2010 description
report InterAction

REPORT SUMMARY

This report offers international agencies, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), the U.S. government, the media, and the public an overview of the humanitarian and development assistance being provided to the people of Afghanistan by InterAction member agencies.

The 22 member organizations that submitted information for this report are conducting relief and development operations in Afghanistan.

21 Dec 2010 description
report InterAction

REPORT SUMMARY

This report offers international agencies, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), the media, the U.S. government, and the public an overview of the humanitarian and development assistance being provided to the people of Pakistan by InterAction member agencies.

The 31 member organizations that submitted information for this report are conducting relief and development operations in Pakistan.

30 Sep 2009 description
report InterAction

Report Summary

This report offers international agencies, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), the media and the public an overview of the humanitarian and development assistance being provided to the people of Afghanistan by InterAction member organizations.

The 22 member organizations that submitted information for this report are conducting relief and development operations in Afghanistan.

30 Jun 2008 description
report InterAction

Report Summary

This report offers international agencies, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), the media and the public an overview of the humanitarian and development assistance being provided to the people of Sudan and Chad by InterAction member agencies.

Twenty-six member organizations reported their current or planned relief and development operations. The programs address a broad range of sectors in both disaster and emergency response as well as development assistance.

29 Feb 2008 description
report InterAction

Report Summary

This report offers international agencies, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), the media and the public an overview of the humanitarian and development assistance being provided to the people of Zimbabwe by InterAction member agencies.

The 16 member organizations that submitted information for this report are conducting relief and development operations in Zimbabwe.

29 Feb 2008 description
report InterAction

Report Summary

This report offers international agencies, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), the media and the public an overview of the humanitarian and development assistance being provided to the people of Afghanistan by InterAction member agencies.

The 21 member organizations that submitted information for this report are conducting relief and development operations in Afghanistan.

30 Nov 2007 description
report InterAction

Report Summary:

This report offers international agencies, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), the media and the public an overview of current and planned humanitarian and development assistance being provided to the people of Somalia by InterAction member agencies.

A total of eleven InterAction member agencies submitted information for this report.

31 Jul 2007 description
report InterAction

About this Report

This report offers international agencies, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), the media and the public an overview of the humanitarian and development assistance being provided to the people of Colombia by InterAction member agencies.

The ten member organizations in this report are conducting relief and development operations in Colombia.

30 Jun 2007 description
report InterAction

About this Report

This report offers international agencies, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), the media and the public an overview of the humanitarian and development assistance being provided to the people of Haiti by Inter- Action member agencies.