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Posted by The IRC on March 27th, 2015
Alpha Tamba, a physician assistant from the village of Gbandu in Liberia, joined the fight against Ebola through a local IRC partner organization, Pentecostal Mission Unlimited–Liberia. more »
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Posted by The IRC on March 25th, 2015
Explore panoramas of the IRC’s work in refugee camps and cities in Jordan where more than 600,000 Syrian refugees have sought safety. more »
Posted by The IRC on March 20th, 2015
Confirmation today of a new case of Ebola in Monrovia—the first in 17 days—re-emphasizes the need for strict infection prevention control at all health clinics and hospitals in Liberia. more »
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Posted by The IRC on March 17th, 2015
For the first time, the IRC is providing an academically accredited health training program for displaced Burmese living in Thailand. more »
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Posted by The IRC on March 9th, 2015
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 2014. Get Ebola crisis updates and commentary from IRC aid workers and others. more »
Posted by Anna Kim on March 8th, 2015
With reproductive health services scarce, an IRC-run clinic in Jordan is making sure Syrian refugee women receive the care they need. more »
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Posted by The IRC on March 6th, 2015
The IRC's Lucy Carrigan shares her impression of the people she met in Sierra Leone and Liberia who are working to ensure that once they see Ebola out the door, Ebola is gone for good. more »
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Posted by Kulsoom Rizvi on March 4th, 2015
The Ebola outbreak, which has left more than 9,000 people dead, forced schools across Sierra Leone and Liberia to close for almost a year. As children head back to class, here are four ways to keep them safe from Ebola. more »
Posted by The IRC on March 3rd, 2015
"I am delighted to contribute to this important conference. I congratulate the EU on this initiative and its commitment to West Africa. The International Rescue Committee is proud to have worked in Sierra Leone and Liberia for nearly twenty years; to have chaired NGO Consortia in both countries responding to the Ebola outbreak; and to have 700 staff, the vast bulk of them local people, on the ground today working to help both countries eliminate the disease. Today I want to speak to and for their insights." more »
Posted by The IRC on March 2nd, 2015
The IRC has published a set of recommendations on next steps in stopping an outbreak like Ebola in the future. more »

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