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As the largest alliance of international NGOs and partners in the United States, InterAction’s 190 members work in every country. Our mission is to be a leader in the global quest to eliminate extreme poverty and vulnerability, strengthen human rights and citizen participation, safeguard a sustainable planet, promote peace, and ensure dignity for all people. Learn more about InterAction. Please subscribe to our RSS Feed to receive updates on upcoming InterAction events, statements, advisories and more.

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May 08, 2015
The April 25 Nepal earthquake killed more than 7,000, left thousands injured and millions without homes or food. While immediate response is underway, it will take time to determine the extent of future recovery needs, according to experts who took part in a May 1 webinar hosted by the Center for...
Apr 23, 2015
WASHINGTON – On Thursday, April 23 the House Committee on Foreign Affairs unanimously approved the Global Food Security Act of 2015 (H.R. 1567). Speaking in response, InterAction President and CEO Sam Worthington said:   "InterAction applauds the passage of H.R. 1567, the Global Food Security Act...

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Apr 27, 2015
After a disaster hits, we often want to know what is the best way to assist those in need.  Donate to a trusted organization by visiting InterAction's list of members responding to crises as they happen.  
Dec 16, 2014
Each year, InterAction’s photography contest focuses on incredible humanitarian and development work. We encourage photographers - amateur and professional - to submit your most powerful photos that illustrate innovative, effective and inspiring efforts in international relief and development....

Latest Member News

May 12, 2015
SUNNYVALE -- ReSurge's year-round Surgical Outreach Program in Nepal, with local partner PHECT-Nepal, has expanded its reconstructive surgery focus and facility to prioritize emergency and trauma care for hundreds of critically injured victims of the April 25 earthquake. To assist in these efforts...
May 11, 2015
Johannesburg, South Africa – Tomorrow in Johannesburg, South Africa, major stakeholders in the global effort to end hunger and poverty will gather for a high-level dialogue on achieving the forthcoming Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Africa by 2030. The meeting is being co-hosted by...

Latest Blogs

Wealth, Violence, and a Changing Development Landscape

The world is talking about new broader and deeper goals to eliminate extreme poverty and decrease inequality. Middle income countries such as Brazil and India have increasing wealth and capacity to uplift the poor. Simultaneously, governments in conflict-ridden and war-torn states are struggling or simply unable to provide basic services for their people. What is the evolving role of international NGOs in the Brazils and Indias of the world? What is the role of international NGOs in areas with weak and fragile states?

Houses disappear into "puffs of dust”

Charikot, Nepal -- The ground didn’t just shake – it rocked back and forth violently. The earth groaned as rock and dirt crashed down the hillsides around us, consuming everything in its path. Across the foothills, puffs of dust rose to the sky, marking the collapse of homes into masses of mud and stone.

Latest InterAction in the News

May 07, 2015
InterAction — a coalition of over 180 U.S.-based nongovernmental organizations working around the globe — has revised its mission to focus on civic inclusion and the protection of local civil society in developing countries. The new strategy is more in line with “the principles of our members,”...
Dec 16, 2014
Project Spotlight: NGO Aid Map Mapping Disasters and Development By Julie F. Montgomery and Laia Griñó, InterAction Information "is as important as water, food, or shelter," in a humanitarian crisis. Drawing on the lessons learned from the international community's response to the earthquake in...