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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 April 12, 2012
Promising news as a United Nations-brokered truce brings a day of relative quiet to Syria after weeks of escalating violence. “Syria is apparently experiencing a rare moment of calm on the ground,” international envoy Kofi Annan said in a statement today. more »
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Posted by Jane Yang on April 12, 2012
The son of subsistence farmers from southern Somalia, Ahmed Hassan Osman is pursuing his dream of becoming a doctor while he works with the IRC to help other Somali refugees in Kenya. more »
Posted by The IRC on April 9, 2012
Every day, millions of women and girls confront threats to their safety, their health, their livelihoods and their dignity. Pledge to spread the word. more »
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Posted by The IRC on April 6, 2012
Playing soccer as a way to adjust to a new life in the United States ... plus other recent media coverage touching on the IRC's work in the U.S. and around the world. more »
Posted by The IRC on April 4, 2012
A young woman proudly displays the bread she baked during a vocational training session organized by the IRC in Burundi, where people are rebuilding their lives after twelve years of civil war. more »
Posted by The IRC on April 3, 2012
A report released today by the IRC-affiliated Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict highlights the severe risks children are facing in Colombia’s armed conflict. more »
Posted by The IRC on April 3, 2012
Australian documentary filmmaker Tom Zubrycki's The Hungry Tide is a personal story about a Pacific nation on the front line of climate change. more »
Posted by Bob Kitchen on April 2, 2012
The International Rescue Committee is launching an emergency response in Mali, where the drought spreading across the Sahel region has been compounded by political instability. more »
Posted by Ned Colt on April 2, 2012
No one knows for certain how many Syrian refugees have fled to Jordan, but what is evident is that many are unable to support themselves. more »
Posted by Sinziana Demian on April 2, 2012
IRC-supported women's organizations in the Democratic Republic of Congo are using community theater to raise awareness about pressing issues like domestic violence. more »