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Wed, 21/05/2014 - 18:14
The IRC-UK and Gender Action for Peace and Security are holding a roundtable and photo exhibition on violence against women and girls in emergencies, focusing on the Central African Republic (CAR).    The roundtable event will highlight...
Wed, 21/05/2014 - 18:04
We, the international NGO’s who have participated in the Oslo Donor Pledging Conference would like to warmly welcome the commitment of the international community to the people of South Sudan. The US$600m is a clear and practical demonstration...
Mon, 19/05/2014 - 11:45
The international community must be generous at Oslo pledging conference, says the IRC On the eve of the Oslo donor conference on South Sudan tomorrow (May 20), the International Rescue Committee (IRC) is calling on the international community to...
Sun, 18/05/2014 - 12:15
International Rescue Committee Recommendations: Under current circumstances in South Sudan, with more than 70,000 people seeking protection inside UNMISS bases and with much larger numbers of people in need of protection outside the bases,...
Thu, 15/05/2014 - 09:35
Traditional birth attendants in Sierra Leone adopt modern practices to help women deliver healthy babies safely As soon as 22-year-old Aminata went into labour, she knew what to do. Already a mother of two—a five-year-old and a two-year-old,...
Tue, 13/05/2014 - 09:39
In just under five months since fighting erupted, the situation in South Sudan has deteriorated severely, causing 1.3 million people to flee from their homes, including an estimated 300,000 to neighbouring countries. Over 4 million people, including...
Sun, 11/05/2014 - 09:22
09 May 2014 - MEDIA RELEASE- Women fleeing Nigeria cite fear of abduction, reports IRC. 80% of refugees pouring across the Niger border are women & girls Fears over the risk of abduction have contributed to a sharp increase in women and...
Thu, 08/05/2014 - 19:30
Last November, the strongest typhoon on record battered the Philippines, leaving a trail of devastation in its wake. See how the International Rescue Committee and partner organisations have been helping communities on the Filipino island of Panay...
Thu, 08/05/2014 - 10:36
by Lizzy Ongoro Nyathok Deng feels as though Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya has become home away from home. "I first fled my country in 1992 and went back 16 years later in 2008 with hopes for a better tomorrow,” she recounts, referring to...
Wed, 07/05/2014 - 09:45
Ethnic conflict in South Sudan has forced more than 1 million people to flee their homes. The IRC's Response  In response, the IRC is providing over 100,000 people with urgently needed medical care, water and sanitation services,...

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