International Rescue Committee [to 23 February 2014]

International Rescue Committee   [to 23 February 2014]

IRC Blog
Quoted: ‘Children suffer the most in refugee camps’
Posted by The IRC on February 21, 2014
The IRC’s Salih Musa, a refugee himself from Syria, says his mission is to help the youngest victims of the Syrian conflict. more »

Layla’s story: Resilience in the face of adversity
Posted by The IRC on February 20, 2014
Layla’s life changed forever in a single day. This time last year, her home outside Damascus was destroyed during fighting in the Syrian civil war; she lost her husband and two brothers. Her first decision as a widowed mother was to take her children away from the war. more »

South Sudan crisis: Vaccinations help protect children in refugee camp
Posted by The IRC on February 19, 2014
In northern Kenya, the IRC recently launched a major vaccination campaign for children living in the Kakuma refugee camp. Many of the camp residents are from South Sudan, with approximately 370 newcomers arriving daily. more »

1 million uprooted by violence in Central African Republic [Video]
Posted by The IRC on February 17, 2014
One million people in the Central African Republic have been uprooted from their homes due to extreme violence. The IRC is there, providing emergency assistance in camps across the capital city, Bangui. more »

Intl Rescue Comm IRC ‏@theIRC 19h
Read our joint statement on today’s UN Security Council #UNSC resolution on humanitarian aid access to #Syria HERE>>

Intl Rescue Comm IRC ‏@theIRC Feb 20
(2/2) #WorldDayOfSocialJustice FACT: In 2013, IRC counseled & provided essential services to 27k+ survivors of #GBV:

Intl Rescue Comm IRC ‏@theIRC Feb 19
2013 FACT: IRC supported clinics&hospitals that helped 272k women deliver healthy babies  (2/2)

IRC Press ‏@IRCPress Feb 19
U.S. can’t stand on the sidelines. As crisis rages in #SouthSudan, we must do our part to support @UNPeacekeeping:

Intl Rescue Comm IRC ‏@theIRC Feb 19
Yesterday, @theIRC participated in an @hpn_hpg event on gender-based violence #GBV in emergencies. Watch it HERE>>

Intl Rescue Comm IRC ‏@theIRC Feb 18
Our 2013 annual report is online! –>  (Photo of #Syria‘ns in @ZaatariCamp by @Peter_Biro)