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Mon, 19/01/2015 - 15:05
The humanitarian crisis in Nigeria worsened as new waves of violence hit the town of Baga and surrounding villages in the northeastern state of Borno last week. Hundreds were killed, according to the Nigerian government’s own count, most of...
Fri, 16/01/2015 - 10:11
*Names have been changed to protect the privacy of the volunteers Since the start of the Syrian conflict almost four years ago, over a million refugees have registered in neighbouring Lebanon. Many of them have settled in poor and overcrowded...
Fri, 16/01/2015 - 10:06
"What will happen to the education system nationwide when Ebola has been eradicated? How will we get children back in school? We need to address these questions.” - Gabriel Jonnie Name: Gabriel Jonnie From: Sierra Leone Working in...
Thu, 15/01/2015 - 16:01
In the final FT Seasonal Appeal article, read about 10-year-old Layal who does not know how to count. That’s because she had barely begun her education in her native Syria when the brutal four-year civil war forced them to flee to...
Mon, 12/01/2015 - 18:17
As we approach the end of the FT Seasonal Appeal, read about Dr Cynthia who runs a maternal and child health clinic for refugees on the Thai/Myanmar border. Last year more than one million people from Myanmar were displaced from their homes due...
Mon, 12/01/2015 - 14:22
Hundreds of thousands of people displaced by conflicts inside Syria and Iraq are receiving winter emergency kits from the International Rescue Committee to help them survive the cold weather hitting the region. Many have sought shelter from the...
Mon, 12/01/2015 - 14:07
“If we don’t do this work, we won’t live." - Richard Vamboi Name: Richard Vamboi From: Sierra Leone Working in: Bo, Sierra Leone Job: Driver with the International Rescue Committee What he does: “I’ve...
Thu, 08/01/2015 - 16:31
In the latest FT Seasonal Appeal article, read about the IRC’s focus on evaluating the effectiveness of our programmes to find out what works and what doesn’t.  Recent studies have included the best way to rebuild a community...
Mon, 05/01/2015 - 17:07
In the next FT Seasonal Appeal article, read about the vital work the IRC is doing to support hundreds of thousands of Nigerians who have fled terrifying violence at the hands of Islamic extremist group Boko Haram. The IRC provides food vouchers...
Mon, 05/01/2015 - 10:14
“We need to understand the community—what they are going through—and be able to address their concerns.” - Amon Njenga Name: Amon Njenga From: Kenya Working in: Bo, Sierra Leone Job: Isolation unit nurse with the...

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