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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 ...
Thu, 31/03/2016 - 16:38
by Sana Khan, IRC research and development officer We blogged previously about our latest research efforts to make humanitarian cash transfer programs (CTPs) more efficient, timely, and sensitive to the costs borne by the programs’ clients...
Wed, 30/03/2016 - 18:16
In repsonse to the UNHCR High Level Meeting on Global Responsibility Sharing through Pathways for Admission of Syrian Refugees on March 30 in Geneva, NGOs send an open letter to global leaders. Download a PDF of the letter here. As...
Wed, 30/03/2016 - 09:50
Yousef Mohamed, a father of two, is an engineer who just wants to work and provide for his family. We met him outside the large communal tent where he lives with his wife, who is pregnant, and his two young children. His wife has been unwell for...
Tue, 29/03/2016 - 09:19
Ahead of the UNHCR High Level Meeting on Global Responsibility Sharing through Pathways for Admission of Syrian Refugees on March 30 in Geneva, NGOs send an open letter to global leaders. Download a PDF of the letter here. As...
Tue, 29/03/2016 - 08:44
In Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine state in western Myanmar, 140,000 people have been displaced by the inter-communal violence that has gripped the country since 1948, when Myanmar gained independence from Britain. In August 2015, the state was hit...

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