IRC in the News
A blog for The Guardian by the IRC's Central African Republic Country Director, Sarah Terlouw, on why the world has belatedly awakened to the tragic reality of this African nation.
A major diplomatic effort to resolve the Syrian conflict is set to take place in Switzerland next week. With over 100,000 people killed since the fighting began, the BBC's diplomatic correspondent James Robbins looks at why the war in Syria has lasted so long.
The residents of Domiz escaped a civil war and economic collapse. Now they're confronting problems that are harder to talk about: the problems on the inside.
ZAHLEH, Lebanon — Fear, confusion and a lack of information are preventing many Syrian refugees in Lebanon from knowing where to turn for aid. With a constant surge of refugees now fighting the bitter winter cold, humanitarian organizations are struggling to find ways to reach them with the information they need to survive — and are recruiting some refugees to help out.
Dozens of children, elderly people and others displaced by the Syrian conflict have starved to death in a besieged camp in Damascus, according to reports.