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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 November 11, 2014
In this video, we take a look back at the humanitarian crisis unfolding in the world’s newest country, South Sudan. more »
Posted by The IRC on November 11, 2014
The IRC hosted our annual Freedom Award Dinner in New York. The benefit event honored the contributions of aid workers, featured Sting as a surprise guest and raised a record-breaking $4.5 million to support our lifesaving work. more »
Posted by The IRC on November 10, 2014
Ebola will only be stopped when community leadership is placed at the center of the global response, says the IRC in its latest report. The outbreak is fast approaching at least 5,000 deaths with over 13,000 infected. more »
Posted by The IRC on November 10, 2014
The IRC and its aid workers have witnessed firsthand the suffering caused by the crisis in South Sudan. A new IRC report provides on-the-ground evidence and urgent recommendations to help save lives. more »
Posted by Tyler Jump on November 8, 2014
The IRC visits the fishing village of Sua, where Marilyn Belga and her family barely escaped Typhoon Haiyan’s wrath exactly a year ago. Here's her story. more »
Posted by Ruth Fertig on November 7, 2014
Nicanor Fernandez shares his story on how the IRC and its partner, Philippines Business for Social Progress, helped the fishing community recover and get back on the water after Typhoon Haiyan. more »
Posted by The IRC on November 6, 2014
When the road ahead is uncertain and everything has changed, the IRC is there. In this video, Sir Patrick Stewart shares how the IRC helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their futures. more »
Posted by The IRC on November 5, 2014
South Sudanese model Nykhor Paul has teamed up with the IRC to raise awareness of the needs of refugees and people who have been displaced by conflict, religious persecution or political oppression around the world. more »
Posted by Tyler Jump on November 5, 2014
Between 70 and 80 percent of new Ebola cases in Sierra Leone are a result of contact with the body of a deceased victim. more »
Posted by The IRC on November 4, 2014
The IRC has set up a field office in the remote region of Nyal in South Sudan to reach 40,000 displaced people. The IRC‘s Daniel Nyabenda writes about the challenges he faced working in Nyal. more »