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Posted by The IRC on December 30th, 2015
As the refugee crisis in Europe continues to dominate news headlines, there are many countries left to struggle with conflict and natural disaster largely out of sight—and largely on their own. Here are 20 humanitarian crises you may have missed that drove mass displacement this year. more »
Posted by The IRC on October 27th, 2015
IRC aid workers in Afghanistan and Pakistan are responding after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake on Monday killed more than 300 people and damaged or destroyed thousands of homes along the mountainous border between the two countries. more »
Posted by The IRC on October 26th, 2015
International Rescue Committee aid workers in Afghanistan and Pakistan are prepared to respond after a massive earthquake centered near Afghanistan's northeastern border rocked the region today. more »
Posted by The IRC on October 8th, 2015
Arriving on the scene within hours of a powerful earthquake that struck Pakistan ten years ago today, IRC emergency teams aided 230,000 people, treated thousands of the sick and injured, and worked alongside survivors to rebuild their lives. more »
Posted by The IRC on October 5th, 2015
Through the IRC's community-based education project called "Partnerships for Peace," Gul Zada is one of many teachers bringing education to thousands of children living in Pakistan's remote tribal areas. more »
Posted by The IRC on August 11th, 2015
Monsoon rains in Pakistan have left more than one million people in need of food, clean water and shelter. The IRC is responding in one of the worst-hit areas, in Punjab province. more »
Posted by The IRC on March 22nd, 2015
In 2014 alone, the IRC reached 3.3 million people whose lives have been affected by conflict with access to clean drinking water and sanitation services. more »
Posted by The IRC on February 1st, 2015
Around the world, millions of girls are denied an education. Instead of giving chocolates or flowers this Valentine’s Day, show your loved ones how much you care for them—and for humanity—by giving A Year of School. more »
Posted by The IRC on December 22nd, 2014
For the first time since World War II, humanitarian organizations like the IRC are responding to four simultaneous emergencies. Here’s a look at some of this year’s worst humanitarian crises, by the numbers. more »
Posted by The IRC on December 16th, 2014
The International Rescue Committee condemns in the strongest possible terms today’s attack on a school in the Pakistani city of Peshawar. more »

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