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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 31, 2013
Here is a recap of the most-read blog posts on in 2013, shared by IRC aid workers and supporters around the world. more »
Posted by Ned Colt on December 31, 2013
The IRC is providing tens of thousands of emergency kits both inside Syria and to Syrian refugees in neighboring countries, ahead of the coldest month of the winter. The kits include blankets, warm clothing and plastic tarpaulins. more »
Posted by The IRC on December 31, 2013
Before you count down the final seconds of 2013, men, women and children escaping persecution, conflict and natural disaster are counting on you, too. Your tax-deductible gift to the IRC can help lead them from harm to home. Donations received before midnight tonight will be matched up to $1.4 million. more »
Posted by Aisha Bain on December 30, 2013
IRC Emergency Response Team member Aisha Bain reflects on the resilience of Filipinos who are rebuilding their homes in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. One of the most powerful storms on record, Haiyan displaced more than 4 million people after making landfall in the Philippines on Nov. 8. more »
Posted by The IRC on December 30, 2013
Your contribution today will enable the IRC to continue assisting vulnerable families in more than 40 countries, including the United States, where we help thousands of resettled refugees each year to find housing and jobs, learn English and start new lives. more »
Posted by The IRC on December 29, 2013
IRC president and CEO David Miliband pays tribute to the memory of five IRC aid workers killed earlier this year in Afghanistan. All five had been trained in engineering or construction and had joined the IRC in 2012. "Their work and ideals speak to the deepest aspirations of the IRC and of the Afghan people," Miliband says. more »
Posted by The IRC on December 28, 2013
IRC president and CEO David Miliband, a former U.K. Secretary of State for the Environment, addresses the challenges that climate change poses for humanitarian organizations. "There's absolutely no question," he says. "There are more refugees as a result of climate change." more »
Posted by The IRC on December 27, 2013
In 2013 the IRC, working with our local partner organizations, restored hope and opportunity for millions of conflict-affected people around the world. Here is a look at some of our recent achievements. more »
Posted by The IRC on December 27, 2013
A tax-deductible gift to the International Rescue Committee is a contribution to one of the best rated charities that you can support. Learn about convenient ways to make a charitable donation to the IRC for 2013. more »
Posted by Sophia Jones-Mwangi on December 26, 2013
The IRC, which has been working in northern Uganda since 1998, recently has been assisting local farmers on a project to revive crop production, marketing and sales. Farmers are excited about their future. Not only are they able to feed their families, but they are growing their incomes by participating in IRC-established cooperative groups. more »
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