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Wed, 29/10/2014 - 20:20
Intelligence, not panic, will win the fight against Ebola says International Rescue Committee senior health director Emmanuel d'Harcourt in an opinion piece published yesterday on Ebola Deeply. Even as a new case of Ebola is confirmed in the...
Tue, 28/10/2014 - 12:51
For Tamba Sam, the loss of friends and fellow health workers to Ebola has had its toll. Before the outbreak of the deadly disease in Kenema, the epicenter of Ebola in Sierra Leone, Tamba was part of the International Rescue Committee’s...
Tue, 28/10/2014 - 12:15
"We know we're going on the front line to save our people." - Emmanuel Boyah, the International Rescue Committee's primary health manager in Liberia.   On a daily basis Emmanuel and the IRC teams confront the harsh reality...
Wed, 22/10/2014 - 14:52
“As hard as it is for me to think about leaving my family for four weeks and being in kind of a scary place, you can only imagine the unbelievable stress and worry and fear that the folks there are dealing with, and have been dealing with for...
Wed, 22/10/2014 - 14:36
by The IRC in Ethiopia At the age of 29, Mekonnen Tareke and his family were forced to flee Eritrea to neighbouring Ethiopia, fearing persecution. He arrived at the Shimelba refugee camp in May 2009 with his wife and two younger brothers. Mekonnen...
Mon, 13/10/2014 - 14:30
The situation in Nigeria continues to worsen as new waves of violence wrack northern Adamawa and Borno states. More than 200,000 people have fled from their homes in the last month alone. On Oct. 2, over 2,000 people crossed from Nigeria into the...
Fri, 10/10/2014 - 14:32
International Rescue Committee president David Miliband says the key to success in the battle against the deadly Ebola virus lies with local community leaders. Miliband is visiting the West Africa region today to meet with IRC staff and community...
Thu, 09/10/2014 - 09:38
David Miliband in region to meet with staff and community leaders, encourage international NGOs to embrace effective community-partnership approach  David Miliband meets with Liberian and Sierra Leonean community leaders, aid workers, key...
Fri, 03/10/2014 - 19:05
by Katherine Haggans For the International Rescue Committee team in Sierra Leone, the Ebola outbreak is personal, affecting their friends, their neighbors, and their families. Patricia Ansumana, a program manager from a village in Kailahun District...
Fri, 03/10/2014 - 14:55
The International Rescue Committee staff is deeply saddened by the loss of our colleague Selahdin Mohamed, 33, who was killed in a road accident in southeastern Ethiopia on September 25. The six other IRC staff members who were in the vehicle were...

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