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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 June 17, 2015
The IRC’s Wassem Alshehab, who is part of the relief effort in Yemen, has been reporting from his hometown in Aden’s Buriqa district, now cut off by the Houthi rebels. more »
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Posted by The IRC on June 16, 2015
June 20 is World Refugee Day 2015. IRC offices across the United States and around the world are honoring the resilience and courage of refugees with a variety of events throughout the month of June. more »
Posted by The IRC on June 16, 2015
Since a political rivalry in South Sudan erupted into widespread violence, some 2 million people have been forced to flee their homes. "Without a political solution, humanitarians will have to continue applying a very expensive band-aid to address suffering and save lives," the IRC said in a Jun. 16 statement. more »
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Posted by The IRC on June 15, 2015
The IRC joins the United Nations in its annual salute to the courage of refugees, World Refugee Day (June 20). Get photos, video, news and updates on ways you can get involved. more »
Posted by The IRC on June 15, 2015
Today marks the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta. The IRC provides various forms of legal support to people uprooted by conflict and natural disaster. more »
Posted by Meredith Hutchison on June 12, 2015
Through the IRC's Vision not Victim project, we asked Syrian and Jordanian girls to discuss their goals and imagine their future personal and professional lives. more »
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Posted by The IRC on June 12, 2015
Ebalo is just one of the thousands of children living in the Nyarugusu refugee camp in Tanzania receiving vital education with the support of the IRC. more »
Posted by The IRC on June 11, 2015
The IRC and other aid agencies are calling for a lasting solution to the ongoing crisis in Yemen which has left millions in desperate need of humanitarian aid. more »
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Posted by The IRC on June 11, 2015
Touched by trauma and loss, Syrian refugee girls share ideas about how they want to change their country, help others, and use their skills and passions to improve their communities. more »
Posted by Kulsoom Rizvi on June 5, 2015
After the only free general hospital in Liberia’s bustling capital—once the heart of the country’s Ebola outbreak—was forced to shut its doors, the IRC worked with the hospital staff to reopen with the resources and procedures needed for proper infection prevention and control, rigorous Ebola response training for staff, and much needed renovations of its pediatric and emergency wards. more »
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