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IRC Press Coverage

November 12, 2014 - 

Close to 5,000 people have died in the worst outbreak of the Ebola virus in history. Nearly 10,000 cases of the disease have been recorded, but the true toll may be three times as high, according to the World Health Organization. Liberia, the country hit hardest by the outbreak, has sufffered more than 2,700 deaths. The International Rescue Committee’s Peter Biro shares some of his photos from the front lines of the Ebola crisis.

November 10, 2014 - 

Not to be outdone by Facebook, for every dollar people donate to Save the Children, Doctors Without Borders, International Rescue Committee, Partners In Health, and Save the Children, Google announced Monday they will donate $2.

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.