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  • FHI 360 renews call for humanitarian access in Gaza

    We repeat our call for an immediate and sustained ceasefire, the release of all hostages, and the rapid and unfettered delivery of humanitarian aid to those in Gaza.

  • Aid workers are not a target

    FHI 360 joins our community in expressing deep condolences to the families, colleagues and friends of all those who have lost their lives delivering lifesaving assistance in Gaza.

  • Ukraine: 42 civilians killed every day in two years of war

    KYIV, 24 February 2024 — Two years since the escalation of war in Ukraine, more than 10,500 civilians have been killed, including 587 children, as constant bombardments, mines, and drone attacks have left a generation traumatised, displaced and fearful for their lives, said 51 members of the Humanitarian NGO Platform in Ukraine. With an average…

  • FHI 360 conducting trial for Casea S, a biodegradable contraceptive implant

    WASHINGTON D.C. — FHI 360 is leading a Phase I clinical trial of the biodegradable contraceptive implant Casea S in the Dominican Republic. Casea S is designed to release a synthetic hormone (the progestin etonogestrel, which is used in existing contraceptive implants) to prevent pregnancy for 18 to 24 months before dissolving, eliminating the need…

  • 60+ NGOs urge Congress to support supplemental humanitarian assistance

    As members and partners of InterAction, the largest alliance of U.S.-based NGOs that implement and advocate for U.S. humanitarian, health, development, and democracy programs, we welcome the inclusion of more than $10 billion in humanitarian assistance in the Senate’s supplemental package to address global needs. While not endorsing the bill in its entirety, we appreciate…

  • Yemen: Escalation spells disaster for civilians still reeling from crisis say INGOs

    We, the undersigned 26 aid organisations operating in Yemen, express grave concern over the humanitarian impacts of the recent military escalation in Yemen and the Red Sea. The humanitarian crisis in Yemen remains one of the largest in the world and escalation will only worsen the situation for vulnerable civilians and hinder the ability of…

  • Sarah Burch joins FHI 360’s board of directors

    DURHAM N.C. — FHI 360 is pleased to welcome Sarah Burch to its board of directors. Burch is a managing director at Rippleworks, a nonprofit foundation focused on supporting growth stage social ventures primarily in emerging markets. As part of the executive team, Burch leads operations and strategic planning for Rippleworks, including using impact data…

  • Statement on the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

    December 10, 2023, marked the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a landmark document that enshrines the inalienable rights to which all people should be entitled, no matter where they live. Yet around the world, we are witnessing an erosion of human rights. The situation is daunting, but FHI 360 remains undaunted.…

  • 70+ NGOs urge Congress to fund humanitarian and food assistance programs in next supplemental

    InterAction — the largest alliance of U.S.-based NGOs dedicated to implementing and advocating for U.S. humanitarian, health, development, and democracy programs—and its Members and partners wholeheartedly support the Administration’s recent request for more than $10 billion* in supplemental international humanitarian and food and nutrition assistance. America has learned that if we do not act to…

  • Humanitarian agencies call for immediate and independent investigation following death of Save the Children staff member in detention

    We, the 25 undersigned international non-governmental organisations (INGOs) operating in Yemen, are devastated by the death of Save the Children staff member Hisham Al-Hakimi, who died in detention in Yemen. Hisham was a dedicated humanitarian who had been working with Save the Children since 2006. We would like to extend our sincere condolences to his…