Tue, 04/02/2014 - 09:54
Almost 1,600 Syrian refugee and poor Lebanese families have received cash assistance from the International Rescue Committee to help them survive month-to-month in the past year. The typical amount of monthly assistance is the equivalent of £...
Tue, 28/01/2014 - 12:11
By David Miliband, president & CEO of the International Rescue Committee The Somali Region of Ethiopia, tucked under Somaliland and adjoining Somalia, is the size of France and Germany combined, yet has a population of just 5 million. The local...
Mon, 27/01/2014 - 16:50
By David Miliband, president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee 

I am sitting in a classroom in a remote part of northern Ethiopia. On the chalkboard in front of me is an equation: specific heat = (m) x (c) x (change in t). There are...
Mon, 27/01/2014 - 16:02
PRESS RELEASE: NGOs Welcome Ceasefire Agreement In South Sudan, Reaffirm Their Commitment To Help All Populations In Need Of Assistance Juba, South Sudan, 25th January 2014 Fifty-five major humanitarian non-governmental organizations (...
Fri, 24/01/2014 - 14:53
AKKAR DISTRICT, Northern Lebanon - As IRC staffers call out family names, parents present their children, who shyly accept the boxes stamped with blue UNICEF logos. Then the children rush to their tents, where they can appraise their unexpected...
Fri, 24/01/2014 - 09:34
Transforming lives in 2014, thanks to you From Syria to Central African Republic to South Sudan, the first days of 2014 have brought new challenges for many people we serve around the world. With your support, the IRC is there, helping to...
Tue, 21/01/2014 - 11:43
On the eve of peace talks at the Geneva II conference that many fear will do little to immediately resolve the entrenched Syrian conflict, IRC President David Miliband calls on the key regional and international actors to address four urgent issues...
Mon, 20/01/2014 - 16:45
Nearly half a million people, displaced by fighting in the Central African Republic, are taking refuge across the capital Bangui in mosques, church compounds and school classrooms. The equivalent of more than 60% of the capital's pre-crisis...
Tue, 14/01/2014 - 18:38
By: Sue Dwyer, Syria Response Representative, IRC - Kuwait City, Kuwait  I arrived here last night to attend the Second International Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria that takes place on Wednesday. This is a critical meeting that...
Tue, 14/01/2014 - 12:15
When 10-year-old Fifie was discovered by International Rescue Committee staff several months after the massive earthquake rocked Haiti in 2010, she was dressed in rags, barefoot and eager to find her parents. “She seemed sad and desperate, and...

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