Thu, 18/08/2016 - 15:37
Over 65 million people worldwide are currently displaced by conflict and natural disaster, the biggest upheaval of humanity since World War II. Now more than ever, the humanitarian imperative is clear. World Humanitarian Day is a chance to honour...
Fri, 29/07/2016 - 15:10
Nora Giyee Issac Margani and her husband, Mahamed “Mawa” Emmanuel, sit nervously in the lobby of the International Rescue Committee’s resettlement center in Baltimore. Their anticipation is palpable.  Sixteen years ago,...
Sun, 24/07/2016 - 18:55
Children’s laughter fills the playing yard in Alexandria refugee site in northern Greece, as teams of young refugees snake their way to activities from face painting to hula-hooping. Many are dressed in their finest; flowery dresses with...
Mon, 20/06/2016 - 18:10
13-year-old Nada takes part in several afterschool activities run by the International Rescue Committee in northern Syria where she struggled to cope with trauma after being forced to flee her home. Photo: IRC by Kathryn Striffolino,...
Mon, 20/06/2016 - 14:45
When a bomb hit the kindergarten that Muhammed’s youngest son Amr, 4, attended, his family decided it was time to leave behind their life in Aleppo in search of a place where they could be happy, safe and the children could finish their...
Sun, 12/06/2016 - 14:55
IRBID, Jordan — Tanks, bombings and airstrikes had become the new reality for the residents of Damascus three years into Syria's civil war. Samaher,* a mother of three, was fearful of losing her children. Then she received word...
Fri, 10/06/2016 - 13:18
“You could see the bones through his skin. I was in despair because he losing weight every day.” Achta, a nomadic mother from the Bahr el Gazal region of Chad explains as she recalls her son’s condition before he received...
Tue, 24/05/2016 - 09:59
Alima fled her home of seven decades just two days before ISIS swept through her village near Mosul in 2014. She left with just her identity papers. Alima went home recently, hoping to find some belongings or mementos. Instead, she found armed...
Mon, 23/05/2016 - 14:46
Forced to flee terrifying wars, millions of children are living far from home in desperate circumstances. Last year, the International Rescue Committee helped protect and nurture 1.3 million young people worldwide who were living in crisis....
Thu, 12/05/2016 - 11:34
By Tyler Jump Sheyte Amdu, a 25-year-old farmer and mother living in southwest Ethiopia,would start her trek for water at midnight, walking for hours in search of puddles that hadn’t yet dried up, or else committing to the grueling 12...

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