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 September 23, 2009
In her role as a goodwill ambassador for the U.N. refugee agency, UNHCR, actress Angelina Jolie visited an IRC hospital in a refugee camp complex in Dadaab, Kenya, on September 12. The U.N. said she was there to call attention to the situation of its 285,000 refugees, most of whom fled war-torn Somalia. more »
Posted by The IRC on September 21, 2009
Nothing quite prepared me for my first encounter with a severely malnourished child. On a recent visit to the Dadaab refugee camp in eastern Kenya, an IRC doctor showed me into the Hagadera hospital, where the IRC treats malnourished children. more »
Posted by Joanne Offer on August 17, 2009
During Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s seven-nation tour of Africa this month, Joanne Offer is telling the stories of Somali refugees who are facing hard times in an overcrowded camp in Kenya. more »