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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 December 16, 2014
Giving a Rescue Gift is quick, easy—and can make a lifesaving difference. In time for the holidays, give friends and family gifts that will be cherished forever. Purchase by midnight on Dec. 17 to ensure your printed card is delivered by Dec. 24. more »
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Posted by Rachel Unkovic on December 15, 2014
Meet Alfred Mushonga from Zimbabwe, one of the many people working with the IRC in Sierra Leone to end Ebola. more »
Posted by The IRC on December 15, 2014
One year after fighting broke out in South Sudan, almost 1.5 million people have been displaced inside the new nation. Another half million have fled to neighboring Uganda, Kenya, Sudan, and Ethiopia. The IRC's Joshua Eckley writes from Juba. more »
Posted by The IRC on December 13, 2014
This holiday season, you can give your friends and family a meaningful gift that they will cherish forever. When you purchase Rescue Gifts, you are helping the IRC give families what they need the most: a way to survive, recover, and gain control of their futures. more »
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Posted by The IRC on December 12, 2014
The IRC's director for U.N. humanitarian affairs, Kristele Younes, testified before Congress today to call for urgent action to address the humanitarian crisis in Iraq. Violence has forced more than 1.9 million people to flee this year. more »
Posted by The IRC on December 11, 2014
The IRC marks 16 Days around the world. Here's our Storify recap. more »
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Posted by The IRC on December 11, 2014
11-year-old Mohammad and his family fled the war in Syria two months ago, leaving behind what he cherishes the most – school and friends. more »
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Posted by The IRC on December 10, 2014
Time magazine has named the brave Ebola fighters, who have been on the frontlines in battling the deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, as its 2014 Person of the Year. Meet some our own heroes. more »
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Posted by The IRC on December 10, 2014
The IRC lists the many ways Ebola has affected the lives of women and girls in Sierra Leone and what can be done to help. more »
Posted by The IRC on December 10, 2014
The war in Syria forced Monther to abandon his education and flee to Jordan with his family. His journey in going back to school as a refugee was a struggle, but Monther was determined to defeat the hurdles. Here's his story. more »