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Wed, 04/03/2015 - 12:19
The International Rescue Committee has published a set of recommendations as government representatives and aid agencies gathered at the European Commission on March 3 in Brussels to talk about next steps in stopping an outbreak like Ebola in the...
Tue, 03/03/2015 - 07:59
Nearly a year after the deadliest Ebola outbreak to date claimed the first of some 9,660 victims in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, many lessons have become clear. The International Rescue Committee has published a set of recommendations as...
Thu, 26/02/2015 - 11:26
In Nigeria and Niger, the International Rescue Committee is providing emergency support to thousands of Nigerian refugees fleeing a violent insurgency that has plagued the region. IRC country director in Niger, Matias Meier, is tweeting updates...
Fri, 20/02/2015 - 16:29
An International Rescue Committee emergency team is in eastern Ukraine to respond to an alarming rise in humanitarian needs amid reports of growing violence. Nearly a year of fighting between government and rebel forces has upended the lives of...
Thu, 19/02/2015 - 11:22
When Ebola first reached Sierra Leone in May 2014, health officials in a country recovering from 11 years of civil war struggled to identify new cases quickly enough to prevent the virus from spreading. They relied primarily on tracing those who...
Thu, 19/02/2015 - 10:37
  The International Rescue Committee welcomes the reopening of schools in Sierra Leone and Liberia, after the deadly Ebola outbreak forced them to shut last year. The IRC urges the governments of both countries to take the necessary steps...
Fri, 13/02/2015 - 12:14
International Rescue Committee (IRC) announced today it is deploying an emergency team to Eastern Ukraine Warns more than one million people have been displaced internally and 639,000 have fled to neighboring countries; more than five million...
Thu, 12/02/2015 - 13:41
Estimated 7,000 people have fled Diffa region of Niger to Zinder city 5,000 rescued by local truck company Concerns for thousands that remain in Diffa region Zinder, Niger, 12 February 2015 - Thousands of people fleeing attacks in the...
Mon, 02/02/2015 - 15:23
by Katelin Wilton  “Many young children in here have no opportunity to learn, I see most of us going to primary schools’ buildings or gathering under a tree for doing some learning activity which I think isn’t so good,...
Mon, 02/02/2015 - 11:22
"A theme emerges from women’s voices in the report: many fled danger from conflict and disaster only to find similar danger in their new homes — with few options for escape, and no place to take refuge." - On our Acting,...

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