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...
Mon, 16/06/2014 - 12:21
David Miliband, International Rescue Committee president & CEO, speaking with the BBC's Today programme last week. Miliband recently travelled to South Sudan to meet with uprooted families being assisted by the IRC and with members of the...
Fri, 30/05/2014 - 14:11
Ethnic conflict in South Sudan has forced more than 1 million people to flee their homes. In response, the International Rescue Committee is providing urgently needed medical care, water and sanitation services, protection for vulnerable women and...
Wed, 07/05/2014 - 09:45
Ethnic conflict in South Sudan has forced more than 1 million people to flee their homes. The IRC's Response  In response, the IRC is providing over 100,000 people with urgently needed medical care, water and sanitation services,...
Thu, 10/04/2014 - 17:34
by Sanjayan Srikanthan, Emergency Field Director, IRC-UK The first question I am often asked as the International Rescue Committee’s Emergency Field Director is “what is it that you do”?! I am just one member of a team of experts...
Tue, 08/04/2014 - 11:14
In April 1994, a sudden escalation in ethnic violence in Rwanda led to the massacre of some 800,000 men, women and children over a period of 100 days. Millions of Rwandans fled their homes, many to crowded refugee camps in neighbouring countries. In...
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...
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...
Thu, 06/03/2014 - 17:22
“My hopes in life are to open more branches of my salon, so that they would become a school where I can teach some young girls like myself. Or for those who already have skills, they could be employed.” Juliet Nerea, 20, has...
Wed, 05/03/2014 - 12:01
The International Rescue Committee and our Syrian partners have reached close to 1 million people in need inside Syria with medical care, medicine, clean water, sanitation, education, and emergency items. The IRC recently began providing food...

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