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Wed, 25/03/2015 - 16:16
Nearly four million people have fled the fighting in Syria, seeking safety in neighbouring countries that are struggling to cope with the influx. As the war enters its fifth year, 600,000 Syrians must now call Jordan home. Most live in cities in...
Sun, 22/03/2015 - 14:24
Safe and clean water is a human right. Yet every year, 3.5 million women, men and children die from disease because they don’t have the access they need to water, sanitation and hygiene. That is nearly 10,000 people every day. In honour of...
Fri, 20/03/2015 - 14:00
For more than a year, Niger has faced a continuous influx of people fleeing violence across the border in Nigeria. Some 150,000 have sought safety in the southeastern Diffa region alone. Communities in this arid region were already struggling to...
Thu, 19/03/2015 - 14:59
  Jamalat Abd al-Raouf al-Hariri fled the war in Syria with her husband and children nearly two years ago. Since then, the family has been living in Zaatari, Jordan’s largest Syrian refugee camp. Despite the daily hardships of her...
Wed, 18/03/2015 - 11:30
For the first time, the International Rescue Committee is providing an academically accredited health training programme for displaced Burmese living in Thailand. More than 250 community members are currently enrolled and will be able to deliver...
Mon, 16/03/2015 - 12:30
“The UN Security Council must learn to listen to its critics if we are to avoid another year of bloodshed. Syrians are losing lives, livelihoods and hope – we need the Council to take responsibility and bring this brutal conflict to an...
Mon, 16/03/2015 - 10:20
*All names have been changed to protect the families' privacy. I could see the lingering shock in Ivan’s eyes. He was a broad, strong man, with hard-worked hands, but it was clear he’d been deeply shaken. Night after night Ivan...
Tue, 10/03/2015 - 11:40
Millions of women and girls living in crisis areas lack access to reproductive health services. Learn how health workers at an International Rescue Committee clinic in Jordan are helping to make sure Syrian refugees receive the care they need....
Wed, 04/03/2015 - 12:19
The International Rescue Committee has published a set of recommendations as government representatives and aid agencies gathered at the European Commission on March 3 in Brussels to talk about next steps in stopping an outbreak like Ebola in the...
Tue, 03/03/2015 - 07:59
Nearly a year after the deadliest Ebola outbreak to date claimed the first of some 9,660 victims in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, many lessons have become clear. The International Rescue Committee has published a set of recommendations as...

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