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Thu, 09/07/2015 - 11:08
Today, as South Sudan marks the anniversary of its independence, the new nation is engulfed by a growing humanitarian crisis. Hopes for a peaceful future expressed four years ago are now dashed. Thousands of people have been killed, and more than...
Wed, 18/03/2015 - 11:30
For the first time, the International Rescue Committee is providing an academically accredited health training programme for displaced Burmese living in Thailand. More than 250 community members are currently enrolled and will be able to deliver...
Fri, 07/11/2014 - 15:43
On Nov. 8, 2013, one of the strongest storms in recorded history, Typhoon Haiyan, struck the Philippines, disrupting the lives of more than 14 million people. More than 6,000 people lost their lives and 90 percent of homes in the hardest hit areas...
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, 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, 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...

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