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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 24, 2016
The IRC helps children who, like Anita and her brothers, have suffered from trauma in Congo’s conflict. more »
Posted by The IRC on May 24, 2016
As more uprooted families living in crisis flee to cities rather than camps, they need better aid that gives them choice, control and a measure of dignity. Cash is one of those tools. more »
Posted by The IRC on May 20, 2016
Ahead of the first ever World Humanitarian Summit, the IRC is calling on governments, donors, humanitarian and development organizations to commit to taking concrete, actionable and time-bound steps aimed at reforming humanitarian aid and effectiveness. Follow the conversation. more »
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Posted by Tyler Jump on May 11, 2016
After the IRC rehabilitated a water point closer to her home, 25-year-old Sheyte Amdu was able to stay in her village—otherwise, she would have been forced to flee. more »
Posted by The IRC on May 6, 2016
Volunteering at an IRC-run clinic in Jordan has given this Syrian mother hope to aspire for a better future. more »
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Posted by The IRC on May 6, 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 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
IRC President and CEO David Miliband called for reform of the humanitarian system in a speech he gave at Georgetown University in Washington, DC on April 27. With 60 million people now fleeing for their lives from conflict or disaster, he said, new thinking is needed about what aid is, and how it can be delivered. more »
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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 »
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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 »