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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 Kulsoom Rizvi on March 19, 2015
Despite the daily hardships of her new life as a refugee, Jamalat, 43, has sought ways to help others less fortunate than she has been. Learning of the plight of five siblings whose parents were killed in Syria, the mother of seven opened her home. more »
Posted by The IRC on March 17, 2015
For every $25 gift to the IRC, our partner WakaWaka will send a solar light to a Syrian family in need. more »
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Posted by The IRC on March 17, 2015
For the first time, the IRC is providing an academically accredited health training program for displaced Burmese living in Thailand. more »
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Posted by The IRC on March 14, 2015
On this day in 1879, Albert Einstein, father of modern physics and founder of the IRC, was born. Learn more about Einstein and the IRC's beginnings. more »
Posted by The IRC on March 13, 2015
The Syrian conflict is gripping the Middle East in a humanitarian disaster. Hear from IRC aid workers, our partners and others who are responding to and reporting on the crisis. more »
Posted by The IRC on March 13, 2015
A new report released by twenty-one aid agencies, including the IRC, says world leaders have failed to alleviate the suffering of civilians in Syria. more »
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Posted by The IRC on March 12, 2015
Satellite images show that 83 percent of the lights have gone out in Syria since the conflict began in 2011, plunging streets, homes and hospitals into darkness. more »
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Posted by The IRC on March 11, 2015
March 11 marks the fourth anniversary of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan in 2011, leaving thousands dead and more than half a million homeless. more »
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Posted by The IRC on March 9, 2015
The IRC has been at the forefront of the fight to combat the spread of the deadly Ebola virus since the first cases were diagnosed in Liberia and Sierra Leone in March 2014. Get Ebola crisis updates and commentary from IRC aid workers and others. more »
Posted by The IRC on March 9, 2015
The IRC's new documentary film, "Escaping Syria," shows the daily struggle of four Syrian families living in Iraq’s largest refugee camp, Domiz, and one of Lebanon’s poorest regions, Akkar. more »
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