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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 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 »
Posted by unknown on April 22, 2009
Thanks to all of you who signed the IRC Petition to Keep Humanitarian Aid in Sudan. Amazingly, more than 28,000 people from around the world added their names during the petition drive from March 4 to April 6. Together we protested the Government of Sudan’s decision to close lifesaving aid programs in Darfur. more »
Posted by Kate Adams on April 20, 2009
Meet an IRC doctor who works along the Thai-Burma border, where landmines pose a threat to life and limb, and Burmese refugees are crowded into camps where disease can spread quickly. more »