IRC in the News
A warm welcome spiked with hot chili peppers was on the menu last week as two master chefs visited the International Rescue Committee’s New Roots farm at Drew Gardens in the Bronx.
Wednesday is World Population Day, and the United Nations Population Fund says reproductive health is crucial for development. Dr. Dhammika Perera, senior technical advisor for global reproductive health programs at the International Rescue Committee (IRC), said his organization believes that givin
MALUALKON, South Sudan (Reuters) - The world's newest nation relies on oil to finance 98 percent of its budget. So when the government decided to shut off crude production in January after a dispute with a neighbor, South Sudan's foreign donors and aid groups were shocked.
South Sudan is marking its first year of independence with development at a virtual standstill and conflict, hunger and displacement distracting its government and international donors from tackling vast needs stemming from decades of war.
When the first fireworks shoot off at Cotton Bowl Stadium, Nanda Sunuwar points to the sky and breaks into a rare, full-fledged smile. He whispers something to his wife, who nods.