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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 26, 2014
Your year-end gift today can help ensure that IRC health workers have the tools they need to help stop the spread of Ebola—and other deadly diseases around the world. Learn how you can help. more »
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Posted by The IRC on December 25, 2014
Syrian refugee kids in Zaatari camp, Jordan, create “postcards of hope” during an art therapy workshop, one of many the IRC has organized for women, teenagers and children in northern Jordan. more »
Posted by The IRC on December 25, 2014
From all of us at the IRC, our deepest thanks for your commitment to our work. Watch a special holiday message. more »
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Posted by The IRC on December 24, 2014
On Dec. 26, 2004, an earthquake and tsunami racked the shores of South Asian countries with great force. Indonesia’s Aceh Province was one of the areas hit hardest by the tsunami. Take a look back at the IRC's emergency response in photos. more »
Posted by Rachel Unkovic on December 24, 2014
Meet John Okech from Kenya, 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 24, 2014
Give a gift that inspires and helps refugees around the world. Dedicate a Rescue Gift to friends and family and send them personalized eCards within minutes. more »
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Posted by The IRC on December 23, 2014
The IRC is proud to be the philanthropic partner for New Years in Times Square. President David Miliband will lower the ceremonial ball to raise awareness for displaced people. Follow the preparations and find out how you can participate. more »
Posted by The IRC on December 23, 2014
In Jordan, more than 70 percent of Syrian refugees live in towns and cities, struggling to make ends meet without jobs or money to pay for rent, heat, food, medical care and other essentials. In this video, meet families struggling to cope as refugees in urban Jordan. more »
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Posted by Rachel Unkovic on December 22, 2014
Meet Alice Mushonga from Kenya, one of the many people from around the world working with the IRC in West Africa to end Ebola. more »
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Posted by The IRC on December 22, 2014
For the first time since World War II, humanitarian organizations like the IRC are responding to four simultaneous emergencies. Here’s a look at some of this year’s worst humanitarian crises, by the numbers. more »

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