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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 February 16, 2015
Team Rescue is committed to supporting the IRC’s life-saving work to help people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their futures. more »
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Posted by Kulsoom Rizvi on February 13, 2015
Struggling with the legacy of life as a refugee from war, 24-year-old Sudanese David "Deng" Duot, found solace in fashion. more »
Posted by The IRC on February 12, 2015
This Valentine’s Day, show your loved one that your heart is with humanity by giving a Rescue Gift. more »
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Posted by Kulsoom Rizvi on February 12, 2015
The IRC is sending an emergency team to eastern Ukraine to respond to what it calls an “alarming” rise in humanitarian needs. There are reports growing violence in the country despite a recent cease-fire agreement. more »
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Posted by Kulsoom Rizvi on February 12, 2015
The IRC estimates 7,000 people have so far fled to the city of Zinder from the towns of Diffa and Bosso following attacks over the past week by extremists from neighboring Nigeria. more »
Posted by Kulsoom Rizvi on February 9, 2015
The system will help recruit local communities in the fight against Ebola and could help stem the spread of the virus. more »
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Posted by The IRC on February 9, 2015
Around the world, millions of girls are denied an education. Instead of giving chocolates or flowers this Valentine’s Day, show your loved ones how much you care for them—and for humanity—by giving A Year of School. more »
Posted by The IRC on February 9, 2015
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 February 7, 2015
The IRC pays tribute to longtime champion and supporter John C. Whitehead who died today at the age of 92. more »
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Posted by The IRC on January 29, 2015
The IRC's Yolanda Barbera illustrates the risk and responsibilities undertaken by Ebola first responders working in an isolation unit. more »
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