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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 Rachel Unkovic on April 28, 2015
Nyabel Both lives in a remote village in Ethiopia where common childhood diseases like malaria, tuberculosis and diarrhea are a constant threat. By learning the importance of immunization through community health workers trained by the IRC, she fully immunized her one-year-old son. Here's her story. more »
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Posted by The IRC on April 28, 2015
In Jordan, the IRC and its partners are helping to make sure Syrian refugees living in the most desperate conditions receive the health care they need. more »
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Posted by The IRC on April 25, 2015
For World Malaria Day (April 25), the IRC shares its lifesaving work in South Sudan where children are at a higher risk in suffering from common, often preventable diseases. more »
Posted by The IRC on April 25, 2015
The latest violence in Yemen has dramatically exposed the country's vulnerability, says IRC country director Mohamed Elmontassir Hussein. Meeting Yemen’s massive humanitarian needs and ending its current conflict are just the beginning. more »
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Posted by The IRC on April 25, 2015
The IRC continues to monitor the situation in Nepal after its worst earthquake in 80 years. We are in discussions with aid agencies operating in the country to inform our careful evaluation of how the IRC might add value to the response underway. In the meantime, we encourage those concerned to go to ReliefWeb to learn about and support relief efforts. more »
Posted by The IRC on April 23, 2015
Yemen was already in a desperately fragile state before simmering, months-long violence in the country boiled over in March. The IRC is working urgently to find ways to get essential drugs and supplies to hospitals. more »
Posted by Jordan Helton on April 23, 2015
From San Diego to Baltimore, the IRC is helping resettled refugees and their new neighbors in the United States access the fresh foods they need to live healthy lives. more »
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Posted by The IRC on April 23, 2015
Well over a million Ukrainians have been uprooted by over a year of fighting between government and rebel forces. Five million are in dire need of humanitarian assistance. more »
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Posted by The IRC on April 22, 2015
Aid worker for the International Rescue Committee Mustafa Hassan was honored at the TIME 100 Gala in New York City for the most influential people in the world. more »
Posted by The IRC on April 21, 2015
Noella Tchekanabo, a Congolese refugee and mother of six, was determined to make the best life for her children. With the help of the IRC, she was recently resettled in the United States to rebuild the life she once dreamed of for her family. more »