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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 April 4, 2012
A young woman proudly displays the bread she baked during a vocational training session organized by the IRC in Burundi, where people are rebuilding their lives after twelve years of civil war. more »
Posted by The IRC on April 3, 2012
A report released today by the IRC-affiliated Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict highlights the severe risks children are facing in Colombia’s armed conflict. more »
Posted by The IRC on April 3, 2012
Australian documentary filmmaker Tom Zubrycki's The Hungry Tide is a personal story about a Pacific nation on the front line of climate change. more »
Posted by Bob Kitchen on April 2, 2012
The International Rescue Committee is launching an emergency response in Mali, where the drought spreading across the Sahel region has been compounded by political instability. more »
Posted by Ned Colt on April 2, 2012
No one knows for certain how many Syrian refugees have fled to Jordan, but what is evident is that many are unable to support themselves. more »
Posted by Sinziana Demian on April 2, 2012
IRC-supported women's organizations in the Democratic Republic of Congo are using community theater to raise awareness about pressing issues like domestic violence. more »
Posted by The IRC on March 30, 2012
The IRC's director of emergency response programs on the hunger crisis and escalating violence in Mali ... plus other notable quotes touching on the IRC's work around the world. more »
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Posted by The IRC on March 30, 2012
Refugees learning English as part of employment readiness training run by the International Rescue Committee in Tucson, Arizona more »
Posted by The IRC on March 30, 2012
The "Half the Sky" trailer is out and includes a sound bite from the IRC's Amie Kandeh, whose work with women and girls in Sierra Leone is featured in the film. Mark your calendars - this amazing series will air on PBS in October. more »
Posted by The IRC on March 29, 2012
The International Rescue Committee is deploying an emergency team to Mali to set up urgent humanitarian aid programs as drought ravages the country and flaring violence and political instability force thousands from their homes. more »

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