Second-grader Ekiru Eyanae demonstrates the proper way to wash hands. The IRC is delivering water to his school in drought-stricken Turkana, Kenya -- bringing students who had dropped out to search for water for their families back into the classroom.
How IRC supporters helped rescue 7-month-old Minhaj Farah
December 28, 2011 By
The gaunt face of baby Minhaj Gedi Farah came to signify the plight of thousands of malnourished children fleeing famine-devastated Somalia. Today Minhaj is the picture of health, thanks to dedicated doctors and nurses at an IRC hospital.
Photo: (L) Peter Biro/IRC (R) Photo: Edward Macharia/IRC
Women and children wait to be seen at the new clinic in Mogadishu. Photo: IRC
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) has opened a second medical facility in Mogadishu, the battered capital city of war-ravaged Somalia. Seven temporary tents have been erected on the grounds of a bombed-out medical clinic where doctors and nurses will provide desperately needed health services while the clinic itself is being rebuilt.