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Russia

The IRC Provides Emergency Relief to Chechen Refugees

FEBRUARY 2000 - The International Rescue Committee is distributing critical supplies and providing emergency services to thousands of Chechens who fled to Ingushetia to escape fighting between...

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DR Congo

Thousands flee attacks in the DRC

Kalonge, February 2000 - An estimated 25,000 people have fled villages north of Bukavu in the Democratic Republic of Congo, amid a wave of vicious attacks by groups of armed men. Those fleeing are...

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Congo

IRC Receives Grant for Projects in Congo-Brazzaville

NEW YORK 27 January 2000 - The International Rescue Committee has received two grants totaling $440,000 from the Netaid.org Foundation for programs to aid victims of civil war in Congo-Brazzaville. ...

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Russia

IRC distributes supplies to Chechen refugees

JANUARY 7, 2000 - The International Rescue Committee has delivered mattresses and blankets to refugees in Ingushetia - as temperatures in the region decline. Gillian Dunn, the IRC's emergency...

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Serbia + 1 more

Kosovo psychosocial needs assessment

Here is the executive summary of a report prepared by a delegation that conducted a psychosocial needs assessment in Kosovo in September 1999. A list of the delegation's members follows the summary...

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Somalia

Somaliland Update 15 Dec 1999

Severe flooding resulting from three days of heavy rainfall in mid-October prompted the government of Somaliland to turn to the IRC for emergency assistance. Damage was most severe in Hargeisa, the...

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Guinea-Bissau + 3 more

Bill and Melinda Gates Give IRC $2 Million Gift

The International Rescue Committee today announced a $2 million grant from Bill and Melinda Gates to strengthen and enlarge the agency's health program for refugees around the world. This is the...

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Serbia + 1 more

IRC Project Gives Kosovo Direct Internet Access

PRISTINA, KOSOVO - Cutting through red tape and threading their way around technical hurdles, a team assembled by the International Rescue Committee has begun providing Internet service to Kosovo...

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Timor-Leste

IRC: East Timor Update

Gerald Martone of the International Rescue Committee reports from Dili, East Timor, that the capital city is in the midst of a severe humanitarian crisis. Martone , in a telephone call placed from...

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Indonesia + 1 more

East Timor: Portugal gives IRC $250,000

NEW YORK -- The International Rescue Committee has received an umbrella grant of $250,000 from the government of Portugal to assist the refugees of East Timor, which is a former Portuguese colony...

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Serbia + 1 more

IRC Kosovo Update 10 Sep 1999

The International Rescue Committee, at the request of the White House, has organized a blue-ribbon delegation that began a seven-day visit to Kosovo on September 7 to assess the psychosocial and...

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Albania + 2 more

Kosovo Refugee Phone Book

As Kosovars lucky enough to have cars and tractors left their tented camps in Kukes, Albania and headed home, those staying behind were provided with a powerful new tool to find missing family...

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Serbia + 1 more

IRC Team Returns to Kosovo

PRISTINA, KOSOVO, June 14 - -Advance members of the International Rescue Committee's Kosovo team arrived in the capital city of Pristina today to begin implementing aid programs for Kosovar Albanians...

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Albania

Making refugee life better, one house at a time

by Christopher Buchanan TIRANA, ALBANIA, June 8, 1999 -- When Muhaaren Kabashi's wife looked out of the front window of the second floor room in her house in early April, she saw hundreds of Kosovar...

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Serbia + 1 more

International Rescue Committee's airdrops of food

To Begin Thursday; Leaflet Drop set for Wednesday NEW YORK, Monday, May 31-- The International Rescue Committee (IRC) said today its first airdrop of food inside Kosovo is scheduled for Thursday,...

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Albania

Albania: preventing epidemics

By CHRISTOPHER BUCHANAN TIRANA, ALBANIA, MAY 31, 1999 -- "This is information we didn't have and couldn't easily get," said a public health doctor in the Albanian town of Elbasan. She was talking...

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Albania Update 21 May 1999

The International Rescue Committee helps refugees in Albania by providing shelter, medical assistance, water and sanitation facilities, and programs that aid host families and local Albanian...

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Serbia + 2 more

IRC/Kosovo: U.S. Resettlement Update 7 May 1999

Kosovo Refugee Family Reunions in U.S. Set for Tomorrow -- A total of 102 Kosovar Albanian refugees are scheduled to arrive tomorrow evening (Saturday, May 8) at New York's Kennedy International...

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U.S. Resettlement Update

Some 400 Kosovo refugees from Macedonia will arrive Wednesday afternoon at McGuire Air Force base in central New Jersey and will then be bused to nearby Fort Dix. Another group will arrive at McGuire...

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