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IRC Press Coverage

November 10, 2014 - 

Residents of war-torn South Sudan are enduring "unspeakable abuse and violence" as well as the threat of famine, a leading aid agency said in a report Monday.

November 10, 2014 - 

The situation in South Sudan is bad and getting worse, a new report from the International Rescue Committee (IRC) finds.

November 10, 2014 - 

Exclusive: As South Sudan's civil war enters its second year, the world must not look away as its youngest country stands on the brink of famine, says former foreign secretary.

 
November 10, 2014 - 

On November 9th, our Techonomy conference continues the dialogue we began in 2010 on how techtransforms business and society. We’ve moved from Arizona to a beautiful cliffside location at the Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay, south of San Francisco. It will be our best ever.

November 10, 2014 - 

If you ever need to re-affirm your faith in humanity, stop by a Thanksgiving meal for refugees.

November 10, 2014 - 

Although the Ebola crisis may have abated somewhat, the fight to contain the epidemic and help its victims continues in West Africa. At a press conference in New York, Nicole Walden of the International Rescue Committee offered an update. The IRC helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by disaster to recover and gain control of their futures.  

November 10, 2014 - 

Amid the raging Syrian refugee crisis and the “worst” Ebola epidemic in history, Swedish telecommunications firm Ericsson on Friday announced a partnership with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) to improve disaster and crisis response using mobile technology.

November 5, 2014 - 

Most entrepreneurs avoid even the appearance of getting involved in international warfare or its fallout.  So Hamdi Ulukaya, the founder of Chobani, made headlines last month, when he pledged $2 million to help refugees fleeing Islamic State militants and the fighting against them in Syria and Iraq.