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2013-11-25 08:23:43

TV, radio, print and web ads highlight importance of giving a financial donation to an experienced aid organization WASHINGTON, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With a massive response effort underway in the Philippines, a national ad campaign has been launched to encourage Americans to support the disaster relief efforts by giving a monetary donation to InterAction's member organizations actively engaged in meeting the needs of those affected by the typhoon. The series of...

2013-11-11 16:21:53

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of InterAction, the largest alliance of U.S.-based nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) working internationally, are responding to the devastation caused in the Philippines by Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda, one of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded. A list of reputable and experienced organizations responding to the crisis so far is available at www.InterAction.org. The need for life-saving emergency assistance is...

2013-06-07 16:23:08

WASHINGTON, June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S.-based NGO alliance InterAction welcomed the release on Friday of the G8's annual accountability report on development issues, but urged world leaders to make a more concerted effort to fulfill promises on agriculture and food security. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121101/DC04603LOGO ) "We welcome the G8's pledge to be accountable and transparent. One area of concern, however, was the fulfillment of monetary...

2013-06-07 12:24:19

LONDON, June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the NGO alliance InterAction have pledged to invest more than $750 million in nutrition programs over the next five years, the U.S.-based group said in a joint statement with the 1,000 Days Partnership. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121101/DC04603LOGO) The InterAction pledge will be officially announced on Saturday at the "Nutrition for Growth" summit in London, where governments, civil society, business and...

2013-04-09 16:25:04

WASHINGTON, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading NGO alliance InterAction supports efforts to reform food assistance programs and urges U.S. lawmakers to retain the focus of these programs on reaching the world's poorest and most vulnerable. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121101/DC04603LOGO) President Barack Obama is expected to include elements of food assistance reform in his budget request for fiscal year 2014 on Wednesday. In anticipation of this...

2013-01-18 16:21:57

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Barack Obama faces many tough challenges when he is sworn in for his second term on Sunday, January 20, 2013. InterAction members and partners have recommendations on a range of issues, from tackling poverty to making foreign assistance more effective. Get the thinking from leading NGOs on how President Obama should: (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130118/DC45037) (Logo:...

2012-09-27 06:29:38

NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a massive attempt to tackle global hunger, leading U.S.-based international NGOs will spend more than $1 billion in private funds over the next three years on agriculture, food and nutrition programs, announced U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and NGO alliance InterAction on Thursday. "InterAction's members are at the forefront of the global fight against hunger and poor nutrition. They work alongside local communities to help...

2012-08-16 06:25:01

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Humanitarian groups are increasing their efforts to curb a recent outbreak of cholera in Mali, an area already devastated by drought, fighting, and food shortages. The onset of the rainy season and the existing humanitarian crisis in northern Mali has exacerbated the situation. As part of the emergency response, a UPS chartered plane headed to Bamako, Mali, today from Frankfurt, Germany. The flight was loaded with 156,394 pounds of relief...

2012-08-03 06:21:50

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- InterAction's president & CEO, Samuel A. Worthington, has been honored as one of the "Power & Influence Top 50 2012" by The NonProfit Times. For the last 15 years, The NonProfit Times has honored leaders in the nonprofit sector, from NGOs and foundations alike. In announcing its latest list of the sector's top executives and strategists, the publication said: "Today's leaders have found the way to innovate and manage through these...

2012-06-14 10:22:14

MEDIA AVAILABILITY FOR G20 IN LOS CABOS WASHINGTON, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- InterAction, the largest alliance of U.S.-based international organizations, will have experts on the ground and in Washington to comment on the G20 summit being held in Los Cabos, Mexico, from June 18-19. AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEWS In Los Cabos: John Ruthrauff, InterAction's Director of International Advocacy, can offer NGO commentary and reactions during the G20 summit from June 18-19, 2012....