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Posted by Jamison Dufour on April 15th, 2014
When catastrophe strikes, the IRC’s Emergency Preparedness and Response Unit is poised to deliver rapid, lifesaving support. Watch this video to learn more about how we respond to sudden, complex emergencies. more »
Posted by The IRC on April 14th, 2014
At work in more than 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, the IRC helps millions of people each year to survive and rebuild their lives. Watch our new video to learn how we help. more »
Posted by The IRC on April 9th, 2014
In 1994, Rwanda suffered through one of the fastest moving genocides of the 20th century. As Rwanda began to make strides towards national recovery, the IRC responded in kind by orienting our support toward long-term development. more »
Posted by The IRC on April 7th, 2014
From April to July 1994, Rwanda suffered through one of the fastest moving genocides of the 20th century. Within months, the IRC began relief operations, providing emergency supplies and restoring infrastructure. more »
Posted by The IRC on April 4th, 2014
This Week's Voices is a roundup of recent eyewitness reports and commentary by IRC experts and others. This week: What next for Afghanistan as Afghans go to the polls on Saturday to elect their next president? more »
Posted by Tamara Leigh on March 27th, 2014
Tens of thousands of people have recently fled their homes due to armed violence in remote areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Learn how a bustling market is helping to restore hope and opportunity to these familes. more »
Posted by The IRC on March 21st, 2014
Over the past month more than 2,000 Nigerians have fled to neighboring Niger after escaping a violent insurgency. The IRC is helping to ensure that women, children and other vulnerable refugees receive the support they need. more »
Posted by The IRC on March 21st, 2014
This Week's Voices is a roundup of recent eyewitness reports and commentary by IRC humanitarian experts and others. This week's highlights include a look at technology and the Syria crisis. more »
Posted by The IRC on March 20th, 2014
Syria’s ongoing civil war and other crises put women and girls at increased risk of sexual exploitation, abuse, assault, forced marriage, domestic violence and trafficking. Join the IRC in urging global leaders to put women and girls first in emergencies. more »
Posted by The IRC on March 18th, 2014
Ongoing instability across the Central African Republic has uprooted hundreds of thousands of people. The IRC has remained in the country throughout the current crisis to provide lifesaving assistance. Get aid worker updates. more »

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