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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 Peter Biro on July 14, 2010
Prospèr Honagali lost half of his family to violent crime, political conflict and disease, all of which are rampant in Central African Republic. more »
Posted by Kate Adams on July 14, 2010
Four-year-old Jean lost his mother in the Haiti earthquake. The IRC's family tracing team is doing everything they can to help him find his father. more »
Posted by Kate Adams on July 12, 2010
A mother and daughter separated in the Haiti earthquake six months ago are reunited through the work of an IRC caseworker. more »
Posted by Kate Adams on July 11, 2010
Despite the struggles of life in quake-devastated Port-au-Prince, Haitians were captivated by the FIFA World Cup tournament and took time out to watch. more »
Posted by Kate Adams on July 11, 2010
The IRC's Lucy Carrigan shared these photos from a workshop the IRC organized for the security committee in one of the makeshift camps that sprang up after the Haiti earthquake. more »
Posted by The IRC on July 7, 2010
These photos show the extent of the destruction in Osh, in southern Kyrgyzstan, where recent ethnic violence has left thousands of people in dire need of assistance. more »
Posted by The IRC on July 2, 2010
The IRC's Robin Dunn Marcos speaks with Fox News about the ten refugees from around the world who became U.S. citizens at a June 21 naturalization ceremony in Phoenix. more »
Posted by The IRC on June 25, 2010
Five-year-old Kushal, who resettled in New York with his parents, shows off his Michael Jackson dance moves, which he learned in a refugee camp in Nepal. more »
Posted by The IRC on June 25, 2010
Catherine Jones is with an IRC team responding in southern Kyrgyzstan, where many Uzbek families are returning to looted and destroyed homes after a recent outbreak of ethnic violence. more »
Posted by The IRC on June 25, 2010
The IRC's emergency team in Kyrgyzstan visited two neighboring villages along the border with Uzbekistan to assess the needs of displaced people and returning refugees. more »

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