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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 June 20, 2012
While Esther was giving birth to triplets at an IRC clinic in Congo, fighting swept through her village forcing everyone, including her husband and other children to flee. She doesn’t know where they are and can’t return home. more »
Posted by Ned Colt on June 20, 2012
An IRC doctor provides treatment to Syrian refugees in Jordan who have limited access to medical care. The IRC has opened two clinics in Jordan. more »
Posted by The IRC on June 19, 2012
On World Refugee Day the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, is asking what you would do if faced with the difficult decisions that refugees must make. more »
Posted by The IRC on June 19, 2012
Actress Rashida Jones talks about the most urgent refugee crises today and her work as an IRC Voice in an interview with MSN Causes for World Refugee Day. more »
Posted by The IRC on June 18, 2012
A snap from Friday's ribbon cutting ceremony for our second New Roots Community Garden serving resettled refugees and their New York neighbors. more »
Posted by The IRC on June 18, 2012
Join us on June 27 for a phone briefing from the field as IRC experts assess the widening drought disaster in Africa and describe the impact of the IRC's response. more »
Posted by The IRC on June 15, 2012
Father's Day is June 17. Honor a special dad in your life by giving him a symbolic Rescue Gift that bolsters the IRC's relief efforts in East Africa. An eCard can be sent within minutes! more »
Posted by The IRC on June 14, 2012
A nurse examines a young patient at one of two medical clinics the IRC opened this week in northern Jordan. more »
Posted by Ned Colt on June 12, 2012
IRC medical teams are now treating patients at two clinics serving Syrian refugees in Jordan who have fled fighting at home. more »
Posted by Sinziana Demian on June 10, 2012
For more than 15 years, millions of people in eastern Congo have lived under constant threat of violence or suffered brutal attacks. One mother shares her story of survival. more »

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