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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 April 30, 2014
We are excited and proud to officially announce that Joshua Redman, world-renowned jazz musician and composer, will join forces with the IRC and become one of our IRC Voices. more »
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Posted by The IRC on April 29, 2014
14.7 million people in Yemen are in need of humanitarian aid, hundreds of thousands of them driven from their homes by violence. "These figures are terrifying," says IRC president David Miliband. "Yet Yemen is a forgotten crisis." more »
Posted by The IRC on April 29, 2014
Don’t forget – Mother’s Day is May 11! Order Rescue Gifts by our May 1 deadline to send the special moms in your life a beautiful printed card in time for Mother’s Day. more »
Posted by The IRC on April 28, 2014
An elderly Muslim man flees his home today in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic. Photo by the IRC's Peter Biro, who is covering the humanitarian crisis sparked by more than 18 months of conflict in the country. more »
Posted by The IRC on April 28, 2014
Nasra is one of more than 100,000 Syrian refugees living in Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan. She lives in a caravan with her husband, Ahmad. This is Nasra and Ahmad's story. more »
Posted by The IRC on April 25, 2014
This Week's Voices is a roundup of recent eyewitness reports and commentary by IRC experts and others. This week: IRC staff members mourn the loss of two colleagues killed in a horrific attack on a U.N. base in South Sudan. more »
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Posted by The IRC on April 25, 2014
On this World Malaria Day (Apr. 25), a photo share from Tham Hin, an isolated refugee camp that straddles the Myanmar border in western Thailand. The IRC is the camp’s sole provider of health care and drinking water. more »
Posted by The IRC on April 24, 2014
It's World Immunization Week: In 2013 alone, the IRC vaccinated over 276,000 children against disease. Follow @theIRC on Twitter to get more facts, figures and photos from our work around the world. more »
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Posted by The IRC on April 21, 2014
IRC confirms with great sadness that two South Sudanese members of our staff were killed last Thursday in the horrific attack on a U.N. base in the town of Bor, where thousands had sought shelter from the escalating violence in the country. more »
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Posted by The IRC on April 18, 2014
This Week's Voices is a roundup of recent eyewitness reports and commentary by IRC experts and others. This week: the drawings of Syrian refugees and what they taught an IRC aid worker about taking the time to understand what refugees want to express, how they understand things and what they aspire to. more »
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