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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 May 6, 2015
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Posted by The IRC on May 5, 2015
An IRC education expert talks with children in Nigeria who fled Boko Haram violence about their determination to go back to school. The IRC has been working with teachers and families to create safe classrooms for them. more »
Posted by The IRC on May 1, 2015
More than 8 million people have been affected by the worst earthquake that Nepal has experienced in 80 years. The IRC is working with our partner, the Association for Aid and Relief Japan (AAR), which is directly responding to the crisis. more »
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Posted by The IRC on May 1, 2015
Even before the current conflict in Yemen, half the country's population lacked clean water.The IRC repaired contaminated wells so that Yemenis in rural areas did not have to trek for hours in search of water that is safe to drink. more »
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Posted by The IRC on April 30, 2015
Violent clashes erupted this past weekend in one of the world's poorest countries following President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for re-election for a third term. Hear from the IRC's country director. more »
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Posted by Peter Biro on April 30, 2015
Acclaimed jazz saxophonist, and a voice for the International Rescue Committee, Joshua Redman recently traveled with a team of IRC aid workers to Myanmar’s poorest region, mountainous Chin state. Read and watch his story for International Jazz Day (Apr. 30). more »
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Posted by The IRC on April 29, 2015
As the fighting in Yemen descends into chaos, 300,000 people have been forced to flee their homes—half of them in just the past week. An IRC aid worker reports from his home near the war-ravaged port city of Aden where he and his colleagues are delivering medication and supplies to its two main hospitals. more »
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Posted by The IRC on April 28, 2015
The IRC shares the world's concern for those affected by the devastating earthquake in Nepal and is supporting the response by working through our partner, the Association for Aid and Relief Japan (AAR). more »
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Posted by The IRC on April 28, 2015
Get updates from Burundi, where violent clashes erupted this past weekend following President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for re-election for a third term. Also, read how the IRC is working with our partner AAR, which is directly responding to the worst earthquake that Nepal has experienced in 80 years. more »
Posted by The IRC 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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