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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 January 15, 2015
The IRC and its partner organizations piloted an urban child-protection program in Lebanon to provide afterschool psychosocial activities for vulnerable children living in camps. more »
Posted by Kulsoom Rizvi on January 15, 2015
The humanitarian crisis in Nigeria worsened as new waves of violence hit the town of Baga and surrounding villages in the northeastern state of Borno last week. more »
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Posted by Rachel Unkovic on January 13, 2015
Gabriel Jonnie is one of the many people from around the world working with the IRC to end Ebola in West Africa. Our senior education manager in Sierra Leone, he's now focusing on educating communities about Ebola prevention. more »
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Posted by The IRC on January 12, 2015
On Jan. 12, 2010 a powerful earthquake devastated Haiti, leaving 2.3 million homeless without clean water or food. Take a look back at the IRC's emergency response and recovery programs. more »
Posted by Rachel Unkovic on January 9, 2015
Richard Vanboi has been a driver with the IRC for 13 years. He's one of the many people working with the IRC in West Africa to end Ebola. more »
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Posted by The IRC on January 8, 2015
"Leaving your homeland and stepping into the unknown is truly terrifying and requires courage just to take the first step," says the IRC's Sawsan Al-Sayyab. She writes about her work in Baltimore providing a "bridge to safety" for refugee women who have experienced violence. more »
Posted by Kulsoom Rizvi on January 7, 2015
The IRC and its local partner organizations will have reached some 90,000 families in Syria, Northern Iraq, Jordan and Turkey—including some 350,000 Syrians displaced inside their country. more »
Posted by The IRC on January 7, 2015
With the support of the IRC, 27-year-old Sandra Rodriguez, who fled violence in Colombia, purchased her first pair of hearing aids. Sandra’s family could not believe her good fortune: “Can you really hear us?!” they asked, over and over. more »
Posted by David Miliband on January 6, 2015
IRC president David Miliband thanks IRC supporters whose compassionate response contributed to a record-breaking year-end campaign. He shares a video highlighting some of the ways the IRC transformed millions of lives in 2014. more »
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Posted by Rachel Unkovic on January 6, 2015
Anbessaw Belay Haile from Ethiopia is one of the many people from around the world working with the IRC to end Ebola in West Africa. “I love working in the community," says Anbessaw. "It's where you can make a change and a difference.” more »

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