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Fri, 03/10/2014 - 14:55
The International Rescue Committee staff is deeply saddened by the loss of our colleague Selahdin Mohamed, 33, who was killed in a road accident in southeastern Ethiopia on September 25. The six other IRC staff members who were in the vehicle were...
Wed, 01/10/2014 - 18:55
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is an unprecedented crisis. The number of cases is doubling roughly every three weeks and Ebola will keep spreading exponentially unless the international community takes dramatic steps, right now, to stop it. We...
Thu, 25/09/2014 - 13:30
“While the food crisis in South Sudan is not quite at the level of being called a ‘famine,’ we must not forget that the number of people who are significantly suffering from malnutrition and associated health risks is still at...
Thu, 25/09/2014 - 13:19
    "I have lived through two wars and watched several armed groups arrive and leave. We don’t know what the future will bring, but, for now, nothing will stop us from trying to build a better life for our children...
Wed, 24/09/2014 - 14:26
  More than 1.5 million people have been uprooted by violence in South Sudan. More than 400,000 have fled into neighbouring countries. International Rescue Committee video intern Parbat Chapagai recently travelled to the Kiryandongo refugee...
Tue, 23/09/2014 - 17:53
“Despite the extent of the difficulties faced by Afghanistan, there is clear evidence that community-based aid can make a big difference. We have seen a dramatic increase in school enrollment, an increase in life expectancy and a reduction in...
Mon, 22/09/2014 - 13:53
Juba, South Sudan 24 Sep 2014 - The IRC welcomes the news from the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) that famine has been averted in South Sudan this year as a result of good rains and the massive emergency aid operation. However,...
Fri, 19/09/2014 - 15:16
Zaeemah and her husband have been married for 10 years and were once very much in love. “I used to sneak out at night to see him or crawl into a cupboard in my parent’s house so I could call and talk to him in private,” she says...
Fri, 19/09/2014 - 11:16
Last weekend, Bob Donaldson completed an epic 969 mile cycle from Land’s End to John O’Groats in nine days on a 24 year-old bicycle to raise money to support the global fundraising partnership between Reed and the IRC.  Bob, who...
Fri, 19/09/2014 - 10:20
Fifteen-year-old Sabeen had big dreams. She wanted to finish school and become a fashion designer. But instead, she was forced to get married. “One day I came home to my father arguing with my mother, saying it was time for me to get married....

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