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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 December 10, 2014
The IRC lists the many ways Ebola has affected the lives of women and girls in Sierra Leone and what can be done to help. more »
Posted by The IRC on December 10, 2014
The war in Syria forced Monther to abandon his education and flee to Jordan with his family. His journey in going back to school as a refugee was a struggle, but Monther was determined to defeat the hurdles. Here's his story. more »
Posted by Rachel Unkovic on December 9, 2014
Meet Tarwi Chervese from Zimbabwe, one of the many people working with the IRC in Sierra Leone to end Ebola. more »
Posted by The IRC on December 8, 2014
A Syrian mother speaks out about the ongoing struggle of abuse, violence and fear living in Lebanon as refugees. more »
Posted by The IRC on December 8, 2014
The IRC and our partners in the Philippines continue to respond with emergency relief to the impact of Typhoon Hagupit. Here’s a closer look at the IRC’s emergency response to Typhoon Hagupit. more »
Posted by The IRC on December 7, 2014
The staff of the Financial Times has chosen the IRC as its 2014 Seasonal Appeal charity partner. Every donation to the appeal will be doubled by the government of the United Kingdom. more »
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Posted by The IRC on December 7, 2014
Torrential rains dumped by Typhoon Hagupit as it pushes through the Philippines increase the risk of catastrophic flooding and landslides. The IRC and local partners are rolling out needs assessments across the country. more »
Posted by The IRC on December 6, 2014
Typhoon Hagupit made landfall in the Philippines on Saturday after more than half a million people were evacuated from their homes. The IRC has been preparing for the worst as it helps communities there rebuild one year after powerful Typhoon Haiyan. more »
Posted by The IRC on December 5, 2014
The IRC is preparing for Typhoon Hagupit, which is gaining strength as it bears down on islands in the Philippines still recovering from the destruction left by Typhoon Haiyan 13 months ago. Half a million people have evacuated their homes. more »
Posted by The IRC on December 5, 2014
The IRC today announced that it is testing and plans to deploy an electronic medical records system called “Jedi” that will allow health care workers to record patient information in the high-risk areas of Ebola treatment centers. more »
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