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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 March 22, 2015
In 2014 alone, the IRC reached 3.3 million people whose lives have been affected by conflict with access to clean drinking water and sanitation services. more »
Posted by The IRC on March 20, 2015
Confirmation today of a new case of Ebola in Monrovia—the first in 17 days—re-emphasizes the need for strict infection prevention control at all health clinics and hospitals in Liberia. more »
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Posted by The IRC on March 20, 2015
IRC president David Miliband says it is well past time for the United States and other Western countries to commit to a dramatic boost in the resettlement of Syrian refugees. more »
Posted by The IRC on March 20, 2015
Already struggling to provide clean water to their own people, villages in Niger are now hosting Nigerian refugees. The IRC is building wells to ensure that everyone has enough to drink. more »
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Posted by Kulsoom Rizvi on March 19, 2015
Despite the daily hardships of her new life as a refugee, Jamalat, 43, has sought ways to help others less fortunate than she has been. Learning of the plight of five siblings whose parents were killed in Syria, the mother of seven opened her home. more »
Posted by The IRC on March 17, 2015
For every $25 gift to the IRC, our partner WakaWaka will send a solar light to a Syrian family in need. more »
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Posted by The IRC on March 17, 2015
For the first time, the IRC is providing an academically accredited health training program for displaced Burmese living in Thailand. more »
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Posted by The IRC on March 14, 2015
On this day in 1879, Albert Einstein, father of modern physics and founder of the IRC, was born. Learn more about Einstein and the IRC's beginnings. more »
Posted by The IRC on March 13, 2015
The Syrian conflict is gripping the Middle East in a humanitarian disaster. Hear from IRC aid workers, our partners and others who are responding to and reporting on the crisis. more »
Posted by The IRC on March 13, 2015
A new report released by twenty-one aid agencies, including the IRC, says world leaders have failed to alleviate the suffering of civilians in Syria. more »
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