Mon, 25/11/2013 - 10:48
An International Rescue Committee first responder talks about the difficulties and satisfactions of bringing emergency aid to people in extreme need, often in unthinkable conditions. Humanitarian aid workers are dedicated men and women from many...
Fri, 22/11/2013 - 17:24
The Philippines' Western Visayas suffered a direct hit from Typhoon Haiyan, but relief efforts have been slow or absent. In the wake of the monster storm, the International Rescue Commitete's Emergency Response Team fanned out across this...
Thu, 21/11/2013 - 16:04
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) and Internews announce new collaboration to provide Syrian refugees and displaced people inside Syria with lifesaving information 20 Nov 2013 - Global humanitarian agency the International Rescue Committee...
Wed, 20/11/2013 - 10:20
Today, a photo share in honor of Universal Children's Day (Nov. 20): Children attend classes in a new school building, constructed as part of a large International Rescue Committee development project in Myanmar’s rural Chin State. The...
Wed, 20/11/2013 - 09:44
War, conflict and natural disaster inflict a terrible toll on children — but even in times of peace, violence, neglect and abuse continue. Every year as many as 275 million children around the world suffer violence in their own homes,...
Wed, 20/11/2013 - 08:49
The swath of destruction Typhoon Haiyan cut through the Philippines on Nov. 8 is almost unimaginably vast. Some 12 million people have been affected by the storm – one of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded. Almost 4 million have been...
Fri, 15/11/2013 - 10:02
Since its founding in 1933, the International Rescue Committee has responded to nearly every major global humanitarian crisis. Today we are responding to multiple emergencies around the world, including the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in the...
Wed, 13/11/2013 - 13:36
The International Rescue Committee is on the ground in the Philippines mobilising a humanitarian response to Typhoon Haiyan. In a planning call this morning with IRC emergency team members, both in the Philippines and en route, Bob Kitchen, director...
Wed, 13/11/2013 - 10:20
Violence against women and girls is endemic in conflict areas, and its consequences are both devastating and lasting – not only for the individual, but for the entire community. Sexual violence is not just a by-product of war; it is also...
Mon, 11/11/2013 - 21:13
The devastation left by Typhoon Haiyan is a humanitarian catastrophe. The International Rescue Committee is on the ground in the Philippines mobilising an emergency response. Our emergency team shares this backgrounder on the staggeringly powerful...

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