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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 November 10, 2008
Posted by The IRC on November 6, 2008
We hope you will join the IRC in calling on President-elect Obama and the next Secretary of State to modernize the U.S. Refugee Admission Program and ensure this country welcomes refugees in a secure and timely manner. more »
Posted by Joanne Offer on November 5, 2008
I’m now even further north and further east in Chad – in a small village called Bahai, which is around 2km from the border with Darfur, or so I’m told. In reality, it seems that no one knows exactly where the border is. There’s no formal crossing point or line of demarcation, but general consensus implies that Darfur starts on the other side of the village’s ‘wadi’ or riverbed. more »
Posted by Kate Adams on November 4, 2008
Posted by Kate Adams on October 27, 2008
Here are some new photos from Myanmar from Anne C. Richard, the IRC's vice president for government relations and advocacy. Anne recently returned from a visit to the Irawaddy Delta region, where the IRC has been assisting communities that were among those hit hardest by Cyclone Nargis. more »
Posted by Joanne Offer on October 27, 2008
Posted by Joanne Offer on October 24, 2008