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On the ground in northern Ethiopia
Posted by The IRC on January 25, 2014
New blog post from IRC president David Miliband, in Ethiopia: “I am here to get a ground-level view of what the policy papers and the headlines can only hint at: the human reality of conflict, demographic change, religious fear and climate change.” more »

Syrian children in Lebanon warmer this winter, but needs are great
Posted by Ned Colt on January 24, 2014
With two months of cold winter nights to come, the IRC and UNICEF have been working together to provide coats, sweaters and other clothing to protect refugee children from the elements. “Our priority for winter is to make sure children are warm,” says the IRC’s Marwan Lahoud. more »

Caught in crisis [Video]
Posted by The IRC on January 22, 2014
From Syria to the Central African Republic, the IRC is reaching millions of men, women and children caught in crisis. Hear their stories. more »

The IRC rebuilds after devastating fires roar through Thailand refugee camps
Posted by Peter Biro on January 21, 2014
The International Rescue Committee has started to reconstruct destroyed water pipes, bathing facilities and latrines after a fire whipped through the Ban Mai Nai Soi camp on the Thailand-Myanmar border on Dec. 28. more »

David Miliband ‏@DMiliband 6h
In Eastern Ethiopia, Abdulahi Muhamud told me, “Water is life and IRC gave me life.”
6:41 AM – 26 Jan 2014

Intl Rescue Comm IRC ‏@theIRC 3h
IRC is one of the longest standing agencies active in #Ethiopia. Here’s a first-hand account from @DMiliband>> 
9:37 AM – 26 Jan 2014

Intl Rescue Comm IRC ‏@theIRC Jan 21
Kids being kids, wherever they are- part2. This time, at an IRC #CARcrisis distribution camp.
11:52 AM – 21 Jan 2014