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Sun, 14/09/2014 - 17:10
15 Sep 2014 - Bangui –Today’s long-awaited deployment of 7,500 United Nations peacekeepers in the Central African Republic (CAR) gives the hope of safety to civilians who have long been the target of violence and atrocities from armed...
Fri, 12/09/2014 - 15:45
In 2012 after 60 years of conflict, the Myanmar government signed a ceasefire with Karenni rebel groups. The two sides are now working together for the first time, with support from the International Rescue Committee, bringing medicine and health...
Fri, 12/09/2014 - 10:50
— Christiane Amanpour (@camanpour) September 11, 2014   David Miliband, president of the International Rescue Committee, spoke with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour today about how civilians must be protected and humanitarian efforts...
Thu, 11/09/2014 - 09:23
by Tyler Jump The world’s most pervasive outbreak of Ebola remains at a critical level as the number of cases continues to grow. More than 2,200 deaths have now been reported in four countries, a number the World Health Organization (WHO)...
Wed, 10/09/2014 - 09:39
Today, Iraqi children should be going back to school. But as schools in the Kurdistan region of Iraq become home to hundreds of thousands who have fled violence from the Islamic State militants, it seems unlikely. More than 650 schools across the...
Tue, 09/09/2014 - 10:40
Since early June, tens of thousands of Iraqis have fled Islamic State militants who have targeted religious minorities in a violent rampage across northwestern Iraq. Thousands remain in need of food, water, shelter and safety. Last month, the...
Tue, 09/09/2014 - 09:48
Every child has the right to learn to read and write. Yet 250 million primary school-age children around the world lack these basic skills. In Pakistan, the International Rescue Committee and our partners are working to improve the quality of...
Mon, 08/09/2014 - 09:34
Opera star Danielle de Niese is in Tanzania this week to visit the IRC’s project on child labour. Photo: IRC Opera star Danielle de Niese is in Tanzania this week to visit the International Rescue Committee’s project to end child labour...
Fri, 05/09/2014 - 17:24
More than 30,000 Nigerians have sought refuge in empty schools in northeastern Nigeria after fleeing new waves of violence in the past week. The International Rescue Committee is concerned about the lack of clean water and food and poor hygiene in...
Fri, 05/09/2014 - 15:48
In Liberia, the International Rescue Committee is providing health centres and medical teams with the critical supplies and equipment they need to stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. The above infographic shows what the kits include. Read...

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