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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 George Rupp on March 25, 2008
In the fall of 1956, a cable was sent from Vienna to IRC headquarters in New York: Best we can do to demonstrate solidarity with Hungarian liberation forces… is to rush at once massive quantities relief supplies … we are preparing for tragic possibility soviet recapture control of Hungary, when countless escapees will flood into austria and must be ready with resources. more »