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IRC Press Coverage

March 15, 2014 - 

The civil war in Syria marks a grim mark – three years.  And there are signs that the humanitarian crisis is even further from being resolved than it was even six months ago.

March 14, 2014 - 

David Miliband, president and CEO of the IRC, has heard stories of many appalling atrocities, but the scale of suffering in Syria has shocked him to the core.

March 14, 2014 - 

The International Rescue Committee says early rains in South Sudan have created catastrophic conditions for thousands of displaced people. The humanitarian agency says it’s a race against time to provide shelter, sanitation and clean water.

March 13, 2014 - 

As the third anniversary of the conflict in Syria approaches, former British Foreign Secretary David Miliband has described the international response to the crisis as the "defining collective failure of this century so far".

March 11, 2014 - 

Thousands of people have fled northeastern Nigeria in recent weeks amid reports of atrocities against civilians. The U.N. refugee agency, UNHCR, says it is increasingly alarmed at the rising level of violence. 

March 8, 2014 - 

The 2014 theme for the 2014 United Nations' International Women's Day, "Equality for women is progress for all," underscores the fact that a better world for women is simply a better world for everyone.

March 8, 2014 - 

Women and young girls are struggling daily in the Central African Republic. Sectarian violence has left hundreds of people dead. But the women who survive live in constant fear of attack, according to the International Rescue Committee.

March 5, 2014 - 

 From a home invasion to a terrorist attack, International Rescue Committee's director of global safety and security talks about what NGOs and their staff can do to prevent crime.