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Every day, IRC humanitarian workers are rescuing lives. Here, they offer a glimpse of their experiences, the challenges they face and the courageous people they meet by sharing videos, photos and stories.

Posted by The IRC on December 19, 2014
In an online feature produced by the Financial Times, refugee families living in Maryland share their journeys, struggles and dreams as they make a new home in America. more »
Posted by The IRC on December 19, 2014
The IRC is honored to be the philanthropic partner for New Year’s Eve 2015 in New York City's Times Square. We're partnering with the biggest celebration in the world to raise awareness of the plight of displaced people around the world. more »
Posted by The IRC on December 17, 2014
Between 1960 and 1965, a flood of refugees fled Cuba following the revolution led by Fidel Castro. The IRC helped resettle more than 62,000, focusing on finding them clothes, homes and jobs. more »
Posted by The IRC on December 17, 2014
Once the epicenter of the epidemic, Lofa County in northern Liberia has not seen a single reported case of Ebola in over 21 days. In this video, IRC child health specialist Abigail McDaniel asks the question: Have we reached a post-Ebola situation in some of these areas? more »
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Posted by The IRC on December 17, 2014
In Niger, the IRC is providing emergency support to thousands of Nigerian refugees fleeing the Boko Haram insurgency that has plagued the region. IRC country director Matias Meier shares updates and photos from our response. more »
Posted by The IRC on December 16, 2014
The International Rescue Committee condemns in the strongest possible terms today’s attack on a school in the Pakistani city of Peshawar. more »
Posted by The IRC on December 16, 2014
Giving a Rescue Gift is quick, easy—and can make a lifesaving difference. In time for the holidays, give friends and family gifts that will be cherished forever. Purchase by midnight on Dec. 17 to ensure your printed card is delivered by Dec. 24. more »
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Posted by Rachel Unkovic on December 15, 2014
Meet Alfred Mushonga from Zimbabwe, one of the many people working with the IRC in Sierra Leone to end Ebola. more »
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Posted by The IRC on December 15, 2014
One year after fighting broke out in South Sudan, almost 1.5 million people have been displaced inside the new nation. Another half million have fled to neighboring Uganda, Kenya, Sudan, and Ethiopia. The IRC's Joshua Eckley writes from Juba. more »
Posted by The IRC on December 15, 2014
Since December, when a political rivalry erupted into ethnic violence, some 2 million people in South Sudan have been forced to flee their homes. Follow our South Sudan crisis Storify feature for updates and images from IRC aid workers and others. more »
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