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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 10th, 2014
Happy National Volunteer Week. We’re tremendously grateful to the more than 3,500 people across the United States each year who dedicate their time and talents to help the IRC and the cause of refugees. Meet one of them. more »
Posted by The IRC on April 8th, 2014
On the occasion of National Volunteer Week (Apr. 6-12, 2014), IRC president David Miliband thanks IRC volunteers with a special video message. More than 3,500 volunteers help the IRC all over the country. more »
Posted by The IRC on April 8th, 2014
In 1994, Rwanda suffered through one of the fastest moving genocides of the 20th century. From 1996 to 2001, the IRC helped Rwandans to return home and begin to rebuild their lives, communities and the country as a whole. more »
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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 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 12th, 2014
“I used to be a nurse,” says Leila, who is describing her journey from the besieged Syrian city of Homs to Mafraq in northern Jordan, speaking with a calm dignity that can’t quite disguise a tinge of desperation so characteristic of Syrian refugees in Jordan. more »
Posted by The IRC on March 1st, 2014
Follow the IRC on Instagram for exclusive pictures that tell the story of our more than 80 years of humanitarian work around the world – and give you a behind-the-scenes look into the latest IRC events. more »
Posted by The IRC on February 24th, 2014
Women’s E-News looks at the efforts of the IRC and the United Nations to curb the practice of early marriage of Syrian refugee girls ... plus other recent media coverage touching on the IRC's work around the world: more »
Posted by The IRC on February 21st, 2014
The IRC's Salih Musa, a refugee himself from Syria, says his mission is to help the youngest victims of the Syrian conflict. more »

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