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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 April 28, 2016
Fifteen-year-old Samir became separated from his family in January after his home in Aleppo was attacked. Here, the Syrian teenager tells the IRC about his journey to Jordan and hopes to be reunited with his parents. more »
Posted by The IRC on April 27, 2016
The humanitarian sector is at a crossroads, and 2016 is a critical year to address and improve some of the fundamental ways of how the aid community operates. more »
Posted by The IRC on April 25, 2016
Alongside IRC aid workers, Queen Rania Al Abdullah met with refugees on the Greek island of Lesbos. more »
Posted by The IRC on April 20, 2016
IRC aid workers assisted several survivors after a boat with 50 passengers capsized near the Sittew coast in Rakhine State, Myanmar. more »
Posted by Tyler Jump on April 19, 2016
Ethiopia is grappling with its worst drought in fifty years which has affected more than 10 million people. more »
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Posted by The IRC on April 16, 2016
Pope Francis visits the Greek island of Lesbos to meet some of the 4,000 refugees living in limbo and recognize the compassion shown by many of the people on the island. more »
Posted by The IRC on April 14, 2016
Get the latest from IRC aid workers, our partners and others who are responding to and reporting on the mass upheaval of humanity sparked by the conflict in Syria. more »
Posted by The IRC on March 30, 2016
We are deeply saddened by the loss of Andrew Grove, innovative business executive, champion of refugees, and valued longtime member of the IRC board of directors and IRC Overseers. more »
Posted by The IRC on March 25, 2016
In this series, we document the plight of refugees trapped by border closings along the Balkan route. Here are stories of some of these forgotten souls. more »
Posted by The IRC on March 23, 2016
Today marks two years after the deadliest Ebola outbreak to date claimed thousands of lives in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. more »