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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 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'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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Posted by Anna Kim on March 8, 2015
With reproductive health services scarce, an IRC-run clinic in Jordan is making sure Syrian refugee women receive the care they need. more »
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Posted by The IRC on March 6, 2015
The IRC's Lucy Carrigan shares her impression of the people she met in Sierra Leone and Liberia who are working to ensure that once they see Ebola out the door, Ebola is gone for good. more »
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Posted by Tyler Jump on March 5, 2015
The IRC's Tyler Jump visits families escaping intense fighting in eastern Ukraine. “All the schools are destroyed... There are no jobs, there is no place to live,” says Ivan, 61, who left his home in Debaltseve. more »
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Posted by Kulsoom Rizvi on March 4, 2015
The Ebola outbreak, which has left more than 9,000 people dead, forced schools across Sierra Leone and Liberia to close for almost a year. As children head back to class, here are four ways to keep them safe from Ebola. more »

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