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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 21, 2012
Star chef David Burke visited an IRC New Roots farm today in New York and improvised a gourmet lunch with herbs and greens grown by refugee farmers. more »
Posted by The IRC on June 21, 2012
Michelle Obama's book takes readers inside the White House Kitchen Garden and spotlights other gardens that have inspired her, including an IRC New Roots farm. more »
Posted by The IRC on June 21, 2012
Poverty, alcoholism and domestic violence are common in villages like Paulina Acayo's that are recovering from the long and brutal Lord’s Resistance Army conflict in northern Uganda. more »
Posted by The IRC on June 20, 2012
On the eve of World Refugee Day, the IRC's Bob Kitchen spoke with TakePart about the global refugee crisis, ranking the world’s most vulnerable nations. more »
Posted by The IRC on June 20, 2012
The Magnum Foundation is marking World Refugee Day today with three amazing photo essays about refugees by foundation-supported photographers. more »
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 »

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