An early grade student, actively learning how to read and spell words in a literacy class.

A student learns how to read and spell words in a literacy class during an IRC-led PlayMatters session at Tsore refugee  in Benishangul Gumuz. Photo: Derrick Taremwa for the IRC

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Somali refugee Zainab holds megaphone to raise awareness of women's rights

Zainab Bare fled violence in Somalia with her family and now lives in Helowyn refugee camp, where she helps raise awareness about women’s rights and IRC services available to survivors of abuse. Photo: Martha Tadesse for the IRC

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Niman Arab, Emergency Rapid Response Manager, talks with other residents in Somali region, Ethiopia.

Niman Arab (left), an IRC emergency rapid response manager in the Somali region. His work involves coordinating water trucking, the installation of new boreholes and generators with on-spot water delivery facilities and providing people with cash support. Photo: Martha Tadesse for the IRC.

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