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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 Amie Kandeh on March 4, 2009
Every year, around International Women's Day, I think about women and girls all over the world who, like me, have the right to live with dignity, in freedom, and without fear. more »
Posted by Misha Cohen on March 3, 2009
Greeted by their first kiss of snow, Chet Nath, his wife, Uma, and their five-year-old son, Kushal, reach refuge in New York City—17 years after Chet Nath and Uma were exiled from their homes in Bhutan. more »
Posted by The IRC on February 27, 2009
Today, President Obama made a major speech about U.S. Iraq policy that included a statement about the situation for vulnerable Iraqis — inside Iraq and in the region as refugees — and the planned U.S. response. more »
Posted by Kate Adams on February 25, 2009
Posted by The IRC on February 25, 2009