IRC in the News
Mireille Kibibi's march to the graduation stage at Berry College was tough -- laden with the burdens of war.
Members of the Nepali-speaking, Bhutanese community celebrated Hemlata Pokhrel's marriage to Sashi Dhakal in the Hindu faith and tradition. The couple met while attending school in the refugee camps in Nepal.
After more than two decades of civil war, Somalia’s capital is enjoying a sense of relative calm. But Mogadishu is still struggling to recover from the fighting. Compounding the challenge are the tens of thousands of people who have fled south-central Somalia to live in squalid camps in the city.
The UN high commissioner for refugees has warned that the world is standing on the precipice of a global humanitarian crisis, one that the international community is unprepared and ill-equipped to face.