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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 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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Posted by The IRC on December 13, 2014
This holiday season, you can give your friends and family a meaningful gift that they will cherish forever. When you purchase Rescue Gifts, you are helping the IRC give families what they need the most: a way to survive, recover, and gain control of their futures. more »
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Posted by The IRC on December 12, 2014
The IRC's director for U.N. humanitarian affairs, Kristele Younes, testified before Congress today to call for urgent action to address the humanitarian crisis in Iraq. Violence has forced more than 1.9 million people to flee this year. more »
Posted by The IRC on December 11, 2014
The IRC marks 16 Days around the world. Here's our Storify recap. more »
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