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 May 14, 2009
As the fighting in Pakistan rages on, the situation becomes graver every day. The IRC is providing services and support to those who have found their way to the safety of refugee camps. more »
Posted by Kate Adams on May 13, 2009
The IRC's Mike Young told the Council on Foreign Relations today that the situation in Pakistan is deteriorating, with projections of 1.8 million displaced -- a number that could significantly rise if the fighting widens or intensifies. more »
Posted by The IRC on May 7, 2009
Violent clashes between government forces and rebels and attacks on villages are becoming more frequent and widespread in eastern Congo. People in the province of North Kivu have been exposed to such levels of insecurity for more than a year, but here in neighboring South Kivu the resurgence of violence is a new crisis whose severity and scope have taken most observers by surprise. more »