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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 13, 2009
Sarah Spencer, the IRC’s acting director for gender-based violence programs in the Democratic Republic of Congo, was this week named one of six winners of Cosmopolitan UK magazine’s Ultimate Women of the Year awards. more »
Posted by The IRC on November 11, 2009
Posted by Kate Adams on November 9, 2009
When commercial lender CIT filed for bankruptcy earlier this month, American taxpayers lost $2.3 billion to a wasted bailout. That's a lot of money. To drive home the point, business writer Lawrence Delevingne asked the IRC and some other humanitarian groups how $2.3 billion could have been spent to help out in the developing world. more »
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Posted by The IRC on October 23, 2009
The students at the IRC's Refugee Youth Summer Academy in NYC had an amazing, creative summer thanks to World Up. more »
Posted by The IRC on October 20, 2009
IRC senior policy adviser Anna Husarska writes in The Guardian about the difficult and delicate work of our colleague Rahmad Pari, who is assisting people who fled the fighting between Pakistan's military and the Taliban in Swat Valley. more »
Posted by The IRC on October 15, 2009
Since 2000, the International Rescue Committee has worked to bring water to the people of Ethiopia’s drought zones. Now, IRC water specialists are using cutting-edge technology to find and deliver this valuable resource. more »
Posted by The IRC on October 15, 2009
Every year, the IRC aids millions of people displaced by conflict and war. But environmental degradation around the world is creating a new category of people known as “environmental refugees.” What’s more, their ranks are growing rapidly. more »
Posted by Peter Biro on October 13, 2009
While hundreds of thousands of displaced people have been able to go back to their homes in Pakistan’s conflict-ridden Swat Valley, some of the poorest people in the country are unable to return to their destroyed homes and crops. more »
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Posted by The IRC on October 9, 2009

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