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...
Thu, 20/02/2014 - 11:43
One million people in the Central African Republic have been uprooted from their homes due to extreme violence. The International Rescue Committee is providing emergency assistance in camps in the capital city of Bangui, where people made homeless...
Mon, 10/02/2014 - 16:00
It's taken months to accomplish, but the International Rescue Committee expects to complete the shipment of thousands of boxes of food aid to Syrians in the northern part of the country this week. Aid agencies like the IRC continue to face...
Fri, 07/02/2014 - 08:58
PICTURE: International Rescue Committee president David Miliband calls for U.N. Security Council resolution on humanitarian access in Syria as Sochi Olympics open David Miliband, IRC president and CEO, said: “With global attention turning...
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...

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