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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 18, 2012
The IRC's Liz Pender writes in GlobalPost that rape and domestic violence are all too common for Sudanese women who fled the conflict in the Nuba mountains. more »
Posted by The IRC on May 18, 2012
Farmer and mother Alice Akoko shares the story of how she is rebuilding her life after the the long and brutal LRA conflict in northern Uganda. more »
Posted by The IRC on May 17, 2012
There are now an estimated 30,000 Syrian refugees in Jordan. About half of them are women -- but we don't often hear about them. more »
Posted by The IRC on May 16, 2012
Olivia Laryea always loved to cook. Now with the IRC’s help, she’s turned her passion into a profession. more »
Posted by The IRC on May 15, 2012
Seasonal rains due in Sudan and South Sudan will exacerbate an already dire humanitarian crisis, the IRC and other leading humanitarian agencies warn. more »
Posted by The IRC on May 12, 2012
Still shopping for mom? The perfect Mother's Day gift can rescue lives. Minutes after you choose your gift, she will receive a personalized eCard. more »
Posted by The IRC on May 11, 2012
"Donating in [Mom's] name is such a cool way to honor her and say, 'Hey, you make a big difference in my life, and now you're making a big difference in the world.'" - Glamour more »
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Posted by The IRC on May 11, 2012
In honor of Mother's Day, we wanted to pay tribute to the amazing, courageous moms we meet every day in our work responding to the world’s worst humanitarian crises. more »
Posted by The IRC on May 10, 2012
In all of our humanitarian programs, the International Rescue Committee is committed to the full empowerment and participation of women and girls. more »
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Posted by Ned Colt on May 10, 2012
More than 5,000 children displaced by fighting along Pakistan’s border with Afghanistan are finding support and stability in schools run by the IRC. more »

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