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Mon, 14/07/2014 - 12:10
“... if the IRC is speaking out today on behalf of the protection needs of the unaccompanied children arriving in the recent surge, it is because we firmly believe that there is now sufficient and compelling evidence to suggest that violence...
Wed, 09/07/2014 - 09:26
In Myanmar, nurses and medics who had been on opposing sides in one of the world's longest civil wars are now working shoulder to shoulder to bring health care to remote regions that until recently were combat zones. Their mission is symbolic of...
Tue, 08/07/2014 - 07:05
These are the voices of women in the Central African Republic. Since 2013 the already unstable country has descended into chaos and become engulfed by sectarian violence. Approximately 120,000 people have fled the country since December. Reports of...
Tue, 08/07/2014 - 07:02
SYRIA - If grins can gauge popularity, the WakaWaka is clearly appreciated by displaced Syrians the IRC is supporting in the northern part of the country. In a daylong visit last year, I saw at least one or two in front of most tents, charging in...
Tue, 01/07/2014 - 17:34
More than 1,000,000 Iraqis have fled their homes in the wake of escalating violence — this year alone. They join an additional 1,000,000 previously displaced Iraqis and Syrian refugees seeking safety from violent conflict. Many have sought...
Mon, 30/06/2014 - 10:29
By Sophia Jones The 2011 famine in Somalia killed more than a quarter of a million people and displaced hundreds of thousands within the country and elsewhere throughout the Horn and East Africa region. This was a double blow to the people of...
Thu, 26/06/2014 - 09:17
By Meghan Garrity ZAATARI REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan - Once every four years, the World Cup captures the undivided attention of hundreds of millions across the globe. It unites people in their love of the beautiful game and stirs national pride in fans...
Mon, 23/06/2014 - 10:15
The International Rescue Committee in South Sudan is warning displaced people living in Bentiu camp about the risk of cholera and diarrhea after recent heavy rains and severe flooding. The camp, located in a U.N. mission in Unity State in the...
Fri, 20/06/2014 - 13:36
Hospitals, water supply could be affected Extreme fuel shortages in central Iraq could prevent Iraqis from fleeing violence, and affect public works including operations of hospitals and water pumps stations during the hottest period of the year,...

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