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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 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 »
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 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 »
Posted by Tyler Jump on March 22, 2016
Ethiopia is suffering from its worst drought in 50 years, affecting more than 10 million people. Here’s how the IRC is providing relief to people in need. more »
Posted by The IRC on March 21, 2016
From fighting epidemics to mentoring refugee youth and families, read the stories of this year's six IRC humanitarian award winners more »
Posted by The IRC on March 16, 2016
The war in Syria took a tremendous psychological toll on Samaher and her family. Here's a look at how an IRC women's center in Jordan helped Samaher, her daughter and mother find comfort and hope. more »
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