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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 February 25, 2015
As part of the Talks@GS speaker series, IRC president David Miliband recently discussed the Ebola and Syria crises, and the IRC’s mission to provide relief and development operations in more than 40 countries around the world. more »
Posted by The IRC on February 18, 2015
Three clowns from the Spain-based nonprofit organization recently performed for families in northern Jordan, where the IRC operates mobile health clinics and provides other support for Syrian refugees and Jordanians in need. more »
Posted by Kulsoom Rizvi on February 17, 2015
Schools in Sierra Leone will reopen March 30, while neighboring Liberia welcomed back its students this week. more »
Posted by The IRC on February 17, 2015
The IRC hosts New York Fashion Week Pop-Up featuring chef Marco Canora’s bone broth and a photo exhibit from Sudanese model Nykhor Paul. more »
Posted by The IRC on February 16, 2015
Team Rescue is committed to supporting the IRC’s life-saving work to help people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their futures. more »
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Posted by Kulsoom Rizvi on February 13, 2015
Struggling with the legacy of life as a refugee from war, 24-year-old Sudanese David "Deng" Duot, found solace in fashion. more »
Posted by The IRC on February 12, 2015
This Valentine’s Day, show your loved one that your heart is with humanity by giving a Rescue Gift. more »
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Posted by Kulsoom Rizvi on February 12, 2015
The IRC is sending an emergency team to eastern Ukraine to respond to what it calls an “alarming” rise in humanitarian needs. There are reports growing violence in the country despite a recent cease-fire agreement. more »
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Posted by Kulsoom Rizvi on February 12, 2015
The IRC estimates 7,000 people have so far fled to the city of Zinder from the towns of Diffa and Bosso following attacks over the past week by extremists from neighboring Nigeria. more »
Posted by Kulsoom Rizvi on February 9, 2015
The system will help recruit local communities in the fight against Ebola and could help stem the spread of the virus. more »
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