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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 November 10, 2014
The IRC and its aid workers have witnessed firsthand the suffering caused by the crisis in South Sudan. A new IRC report provides on-the-ground evidence and urgent recommendations to help save lives. more »
Posted by Tyler Jump on November 8, 2014
The IRC visits the fishing village of Sua, where Marilyn Belga and her family barely escaped Typhoon Haiyan’s wrath exactly a year ago. Here's her story. more »
Posted by Ruth Fertig on November 7, 2014
Nicanor Fernandez shares his story on how the IRC and its partner, Philippines Business for Social Progress, helped the fishing community recover and get back on the water after Typhoon Haiyan. more »
Posted by The IRC on November 5, 2014
South Sudanese model Nykhor Paul has teamed up with the IRC to raise awareness of the needs of refugees and people who have been displaced by conflict, religious persecution or political oppression around the world. more »
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 »
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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