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 30, 2008
When the civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo reached the small village of Ngando in 1998, Victor Bahoya, his wife, and his six children fled to the mountains. They hid there for four months. more »
Posted by The IRC on August 28, 2008
“We won’t go back until it’s safe,” is the refrain I hear every day from people who fled for their lives nearly three weeks ago amid intense fighting between Georgian, Russian and assorted other forces. Roughly 160,000 people are newly uprooted in addition to a sizeable group of 250,000 displaced from conflicts dating back to the 1990s. more »