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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 Joanne Offer on June 16, 2008
Trips to the field are great for learning about what the IRC is doing well, as well as learning about how we could do things even better next time. So when we visited Narusebo village, a relatively short but very bumpy drive from Lodwar Town, we had a long talk with the men and women of the village's water committee. more »
Posted by The IRC on June 5, 2008
Posted by The IRC on May 30, 2008
In just a few years on either side of 1960, a wave of struggles for independence was sweeping across Africa. Between March 1957, when Ghana declared independence from Great Britain, and July 1962, when Algeria wrested independence from France after a bloody war, 24 African nations freed themselves from their former colonial masters. more »