International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Top 10 humanitarian aid blog posts of 2013

Here is a recap of the most-read blog posts on Rescue.org in 2013, shared by International Rescue Committee aid workers and supporters around the world. You can read more about the IRC's impact in 2013 here.


10. Kenya: Refugees under suspicion, ordered into camps (Jan. 23)

Somali refugees in Nairobi, Kenya

9.  Helping Japan rebuild, two years after the tsunami (Mar. 11)

Cooking oyseters: To bolster a coastal fishing industry devastated by the March 2011 tsunami, the IRC is helping oyster farmers on Japan's Oshika peninsula establish businesses

 8. School Days: A lifeline for Syria’s young minds (Jul. 24)

Syrian children at Domiz refugee camp

 7. Opening the “largest water system for any refugee camp in the world” (Feb. 11)

IRC staff with water tap at Dolo Ado camp

 6. Typhoon Haiyan: IRC responds to devastating natural disaster (Nov. 10)

IRC's Melody Munz surveys damage from Typhoon Haiyan/Yoldand in a Philippine village

 5. Map and photos: IRC response to Syria crisis (May 29)IRC response to Syria crisis


4. David Miliband named next IRC president (Mar. 27)

David Miliband

 3. Sarah Wayne Callies: Waging peace (Feb. 27)

Sarah Wayne Callies with refugees in Atlanta


2. Haiti, three years after the earthquake: empowering women (Jan. 12)

women in Haiti

 1. Snapshots from the Syria crisis, live updates (Jul. 2)

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