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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...
Fri, 06/05/2016 - 16:03
by Kaity Kawar, International Rescue Committee communications manager in Jordan Amira,* 37, didn’t want her children to think this was how they had always lived: as refugees in an unfurnished apartment with decaying walls, sleeping on thin...
Tue, 03/05/2016 - 12:42
by Kaity Kawar, International Rescue Committee communications manager in Jordan On a warm Thursday morning, we begin our journey east from Amman into the empty desert. It isn’t long before we see the first of thousands of white caravans...
Tue, 26/04/2016 - 21:41
Lesbos, Greece, April 26, 2016 - In reaction to today's events at Moria on the island of Lesbos, the IRC's Country Director in Greece, Panos Navrozidis, said: Events at Moria highlight the level of frustration there. Many of these...
Mon, 25/04/2016 - 09:20
Two month old Mamie Koiwo screwed up her face in surprise and let out a brief wail as a nurse in apple green scrubs administered the polio vaccine. In October, Mamie entered the world just twenty feet away in the delivery ward of the Konia Health...
Wed, 13/04/2016 - 09:54
Muqatil, a senior officer with IRC’s economic empowerment and recovery team in Iraq is originally from Mosul. He explains “I know what it is like to be away from your home. I chose to work for the IRC as I myself am displaced....
Sun, 10/04/2016 - 20:57
10th April 2016 - In the informal camp of Idomeni, an estimated 11,000 people wait by the closed border between Greece and the Former Republic of Yugoslavia Macedonia. Refugees today reported widespread use of tear gas and rubber bullets as...
Mon, 04/04/2016 - 10:30
After 5 years of conflict in Syria, 13.5 million people are in need of help. Over 5 million Syrians have been forced to flee their homes, searching for safety in neighbouring countries and in Europe. As crisis continues, the ...

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