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Fri, 22/05/2015 - 13:43
As violence continues in Burundi following a contested presidential reelection bid, more than 112,000 people have fled to neighbouring countries. As many as 2,000 refugees daily have been crossing the border into Tanzania, where the International...
Tue, 19/05/2015 - 10:14
Burundian refugees stranded in a fishing village on Lake Tanganyika wait to board a ship to continue their journey to a Tanzanian refugee camp. Photo: Justine Luinael/IRC As violence continues in Burundi following President Pierre Nkurunziza...
Mon, 18/05/2015 - 10:34
Hundreds of thousands of people were made homeless when two powerful earthquakes shook Nepal on April 25th and May 12th. The International Rescue Committee’s partner, Association for Aid and Relief Japan (AAR), is on the ground providing...
Fri, 15/05/2015 - 12:56
In 2012, violent clashes in Mali forced thousands of people to flee their homes with little more than the clothes on their backs, seeking refuge in Niger. Further violence in north-eastern Nigeria has forced yet more refugees into a struggling...
Thu, 14/05/2015 - 16:14
More than 700,000 Syrians have fled to Jordan since the onset of the brutal civil war in their country four years ago. Many struggle to come to terms with the losses and tragedies the war has brought them. The International Rescue Committee (IRC...
Thu, 14/05/2015 - 11:23
Nyarugusu Camp in Northwestern Tanzania is home to over 66,000 people, providing refuge to Congolese and Burundians who fled fighting in their home countries since the 1990s. Many of the 40,000 children who live in Nyarugusu have spent their whole...
Thu, 14/05/2015 - 09:49
@theIRC #Tanzania deployed doctors to Kagunga Island to meet urgent needs of #Burundian asylum seekers .@Refugees pic.twitter.com/RybLNxpEet — Katelin W (@katelinsw) May 12, 2015   KASULU, Tanzania, May 13, 2015 – As...
Tue, 12/05/2015 - 10:26
After Nepal's worst earthquake in 80 years, thousands of quake victims are receiving emergency assistance from the International Rescue Committee’s partner organisation in Nepal, Association for Aid and Relief, Japan (AAR). Photos...
Tue, 12/05/2015 - 10:08
Text and photos by Peter Biro TASARPHU, Nepal - Ram Bahador Ghalan, a farmer in this remote village near Nepal’s Kathmandu valley, had just returned home from tending his crops when he felt the ground tremble under his feet. Within seconds...
Thu, 07/05/2015 - 17:22
On April 26, Burundi descended into violence and chaos just hours after President Pierre Nkurunziza announced that he would run for a third term in the June elections. In May, Burundi’s Constitutional Court validated the bid, further...

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