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IRC Press Coverage

December 5, 2014 - 

"We'll be with you every step of the way", David Cameron's tells the Afghan president Ashraf Ghani in London today, as the two leaders attended a special conference on the future of Afghanistan.

December 5, 2014 - 

It's an unusual trip to Pakistan when the talk of the town - positive, not negative - is the visit of an Afghan president. But that was the atmosphere I experienced recently in the country. The buzz around the newly elected President Ashraf Ghani and his team when they arrived was palpable.The meetings with high-level government officials were said to be professional, optimistic, and all pointed toward enhanced cooperation between the two countries.

December 4, 2014 - 

The huge negative impact of violence against women and girls on the global economy gives international financial institutions a unique role to play in ending it, a new guide on the issue said.

December 4, 2014 - 

How do you gather medical data from an Ebola treatment room?  The IRC answers. (Hit time 13:54)

December 4, 2014 - 

When International Rescue Committee (IRC) staff met with about 100 women and girls at one of the United Nations mission's protection of civilian sites in South Sudan, they were shocked at what the women told them.

 
December 4, 2014 - 

OF ALL the international crises facing President Obama in his final two years in office, how to cope with a burning Iraq and disintegrating Syria may be the most daunting. Syria, especially, is facing the most serious humanitarian crisis in the world today.

December 3, 2014 - 

For millions of Syrians, a simple food voucher distributed by the United Nations' World Food Program is the only thing ensuring they won’t starve.

December 3, 2014 - 

Keeping detailed patient records during the Ebola outbreak can be a nightmare. Currently, health care workers use very basic methods, ranging from scanning files to writing on white boards to calling results across rooms to simple memorization. But the International Rescue Committee (IRC), a crisis organization, is about to change that by bringing in electronic health records to its new Ebola treatment unit opening the week of Dec. 15 in Monrovia, Liberia.