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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 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 »
Posted by The IRC on November 3, 2014
Amid fighting last week in Bentiu, South Sudan, two International Rescue Committee midwives working in a health clinic at the United Nations base stayed behind to care for two women in labor. more »
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Posted by The IRC on November 3, 2014
In Lofa, one of the hardest hit counties in Liberia and one of the areas where the Ebola virus first came into the country, the IRC is working around the clock to help stop Ebola with alert systems, contact tracing and community awareness. more »
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Posted by The IRC on October 31, 2014
Opera singer Danielle de Niese visited IRC's education work in Tanzania where she met some eager students with big dreams and ambitions. more »
Posted by The IRC on October 31, 2014
Watch IRC President David Miliband on The Colbert Report, talking about our lifesaving work around the world. more »
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Posted by The IRC on October 31, 2014
Weekly Rescue Roundups highlight recent stories, photos, videos and commentary by the International Rescue Committee and its experts. more »
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Posted by The IRC on October 30, 2014
The IRC’s Alicia Fitzpatrick reports from King Tom Cemetery in Freetown, currently one of the two sites of all burials in the capital of Sierra Leone. more »
Posted by The IRC on October 27, 2014
Emmanuel Boyah is the IRC's primary health manager in Liberia. On a daily basis he confronts the harsh reality of the Ebola outbreak in hard-hit Lofa County. more »
Posted by The IRC on October 24, 2014
In his audio diary, IRC health worker Tamba Sam talks about the IRC’s prevention work in Kenema, Sierra Leone and how its the local community leaders who have the influence to put a stop to the disease. more »

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