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Thu, 20/03/2014 - 16:09
"The installation of this water point has really improved our health. We thank the IRC for doing this." Hawo Tahliil Mohammed As the International Rescue Committee prepares to celebrate World Water Day 2014, stories from one town in...
Thu, 20/03/2014 - 15:26
By Meghan Garrity MAFRAQ, Jordan - “I used to be a nurse,” says Leila,* who is describing her journey from the besieged Syrian city of Homs to Mafraq in northern Jordan, speaking with a calm dignity that can’t quite disguise a...
Thu, 20/03/2014 - 14:33
Rania* and her two colleagues trudge through the dusty streets of Jordan’s Zaatari refugee camp, their black and yellow baseball caps and official badges identifying them as IRC volunteers. Thirty-two-year-old Rania, her husband and two young...
Thu, 13/03/2014 - 23:16
"It was soothing to be able to express ourselves with no fear. To discuss what happened to us and why we left our homes gave us strength." Watch Samara's* story. She fled Dera, Syria over a year ago and has since been living as a...
Thu, 13/03/2014 - 12:01
On the third anniversary of conflict, let us stand #WithSyria. Watch this film, narrated by Idris Elba with exclusive music from Elbow. #WithSyria is a coalition of over 120 humanitarian and human rights groups calling for this to be the last...
Thu, 13/03/2014 - 08:28
12 Mar 2014 - As conflict in Syria approaches fourth year, the IRC highlights figures that show the dangers women and girls are facing – from hazardous births to forced marriage.   • In 2014 alone the IRC estimates that 22,550...
Wed, 12/03/2014 - 12:53
Beginning March 13, the International Rescue Committee will be supporting and contributing to a global campaign called #WithSyria to mark the third anniversary of the start of the Syrian conflict. Along with over 50 other nongovernmental...
Mon, 10/03/2014 - 10:23
As the crisis in South Sudan escalates, the International Rescue Committee continues to ramp up its emergency response throughout eastern Africa. The IRC's Sophia Jones-Mwangi recently returned from the capital, Juba, where she spoke with 19-...
Sat, 08/03/2014 - 08:00
On International Women’s Day 2014, the IRC is proud to celebrate its first year working successfully to promote women’s protection and empowerment in Somalia. Over 20 years of violent conflict and recurrent climatic shocks, like the...
Fri, 07/03/2014 - 17:15
By Diana Trimiño 2014 will see International Women’s Day focus on “Equality for women is progress for all”: a day to reflect on the progress we have achieved, to call for further change and to celebrate ordinary women who...

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