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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 Ned Colt on June 12, 2012
IRC medical teams are now treating patients at two clinics serving Syrian refugees in Jordan who have fled fighting at home. more »
Posted by Sinziana Demian on June 11, 2012
For more than 15 years, millions of people in eastern Congo have lived under constant threat of violence or suffered brutal attacks. One mother shares her story of survival. more »
Posted by Sinziana Demian on June 8, 2012
The Tuungane program brings together Congo communities to build critical new development projects and tranform the region. more »
Posted by The IRC on June 7, 2012
In an extraordinary year, your critical support allowed the IRC to help families devastated by natural disaster and uprooted by civil conflict to rebuild their lives. more »
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Posted by The IRC on June 7, 2012
Meet Christine Amunu, a member of an IRC Village Savings and Loans Association in northern Uganda that is helping families who were uprooted by the LRA conflict to recover and rebuild. more »
Posted by Jane Yang on June 4, 2012
Muggings are a common occurrence in the Eastleigh section of Nairobi, and targeted assaults against certain individuals—say, foreigners—even more so. When I say “foreigners,” I don’t mean expatriates. I mean refugees. more »
Posted by The IRC on June 1, 2012
Syrian civilians continue to flee their homes to escape a new surge of violence more »
Posted by The IRC on May 31, 2012
On June 20, 2012 the IRC will join the United Nations in its annual salute to the courage of refugees, World Refugee Day. Take part in our World Refugee Day Events throughout the month. more »
Posted by Sophia Jones on May 30, 2012
Agriculture was once a driving force of Zimbabwe’s economy but after an economic crisis, small farmers could not find a market for their crops. To help plant the seeds for recovery, the International Rescue Committee is matching Zimbabwean farmers with buyers and now they are able to expand their businesses and care for their families. more »