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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 March 3, 2015
"I am delighted to contribute to this important conference. I congratulate the EU on this initiative and its commitment to West Africa. The International Rescue Committee is proud to have worked in Sierra Leone and Liberia for nearly twenty years; to have chaired NGO Consortia in both countries responding to the Ebola outbreak; and to have 700 staff, the vast bulk of them local people, on the ground today working to help both countries eliminate the disease. Today I want to speak to and for their insights." more »
Posted by The IRC on March 2, 2015
The IRC has published a set of recommendations on next steps in stopping an outbreak like Ebola in the future. more »
Posted by The IRC on March 1, 2015
As Liberia continues its fight against Ebola, another highly infectious disease is threatening young children. more »
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Posted by The IRC on February 25, 2015
As part of the Talks@GS speaker series, IRC president David Miliband recently discussed the Ebola and Syria crises, and the IRC’s mission to provide relief and development operations in more than 40 countries around the world. more »
Posted by The IRC on February 18, 2015
Three clowns from the Spain-based nonprofit organization recently performed for families in northern Jordan, where the IRC operates mobile health clinics and provides other support for Syrian refugees and Jordanians in need. more »
Posted by Kulsoom Rizvi on February 17, 2015
Schools in Sierra Leone will reopen March 30, while neighboring Liberia welcomed back its students this week. more »
Posted by The IRC on February 17, 2015
The IRC hosts New York Fashion Week Pop-Up featuring chef Marco Canora’s bone broth and a photo exhibit from Sudanese model Nykhor Paul. more »
Posted by The IRC on February 16, 2015
Team Rescue is committed to supporting the IRC’s life-saving work to help people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their futures. more »
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Posted by Kulsoom Rizvi on February 13, 2015
Struggling with the legacy of life as a refugee from war, 24-year-old Sudanese David "Deng" Duot, found solace in fashion. more »
Posted by The IRC on February 12, 2015
This Valentine’s Day, show your loved one that your heart is with humanity by giving a Rescue Gift. more »
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