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Posted by The IRC on December 17th, 2014
Once the epicenter of the epidemic, Lofa County in northern Liberia has not seen a single reported case of Ebola in over 21 days. In this video, IRC child health specialist Abigail McDaniel asks the question: Have we reached a post-Ebola situation in some of these areas? more »
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Posted by The IRC on December 15th, 2014
One year after fighting broke out in South Sudan, almost 1.5 million people have been displaced inside the new nation. Another half million have fled to neighboring Uganda, Kenya, Sudan, and Ethiopia. The IRC's Joshua Eckley writes from Juba. more »
Posted by Rachel Unkovic on December 9th, 2014
Meet Tarwi Chervese from Zimbabwe, one of the many people working with the IRC in Sierra Leone to end Ebola. more »
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Posted by The IRC on December 8th, 2014
The IRC has been at the forefront of the fight to combat the spread of the deadly Ebola virus since the first cases were diagnosed in Liberia and Sierra Leone in March. Get Ebola crisis updates and commentary from IRC aid workers and others. more »
Posted by Peter Biro on December 3rd, 2014
Kyaw Win lost his right leg to a landmine in 2003 when he was just 15 years old. Today, the former guerilla fighter dedicates himself to helping landmine victims and other disabled people at a center supported by the IRC. more »
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Posted by Rachel Unkovic on December 2nd, 2014
The Ebola virus has left more than 5,000 people dead as cases in West Africa continue to surge. In this multimedia series, meet some of the first responders working tirelessly with the IRC to save lives and end Ebola. more »
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Posted by The IRC on November 25th, 2014
As an international community, we continue to be horrified by all that we have learned about Ebola and humbled by all that we still do not know. This includes challenging questions about how to best support communities that seek to respectfully bury the deceased and how to protect communities that care for those infected. The painful one I grapple with is the question of how we can protect infants from dying. more »
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Posted by The IRC on November 11th, 2014
In this video, we take a look back at the humanitarian crisis unfolding in the world’s newest country, South Sudan. more »
Posted by The IRC on November 10th, 2014
The IRC's Peter Biro recently sat down with Mamadee Bayour--one of the few people in his Liberian village who contracted Ebola and survived. "If we take care, we will win this battle," Mamadee told him. more »
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Posted by The IRC on November 3rd, 2014
Amid fighting last week in Bentiu, South Sudan, two International Rescue Committee midwives working in a health clinic at the United Nations base stayed behind to care for two women in labor. more »
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