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Albania + 2 more

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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Serbia + 1 more

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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Vice President Gore says U.S. will accept 20,000 Kosovo refugees

Vice President Gore said Wednesday the government will give temporary shelter in the United States to 20,000 refugees from Kosovo. In a speech at Ellis Island, Mr. Gore said the resettlement would...

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IRC: Macedonia Update - April 16

SKOPJE, MACEDONIA -- The International Rescue Committee has assumed management of a refugee camp that will provide shelter for approximately 5,000 refugees in Neprosteno, outside Skopje. Bob Turner,...

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Albania + 2 more

Moving Fast To Aid Refugees in Albania

TIRANA, April 15, 1999 -- Thanks to the generosity of donors from all parts of the United States, the International Rescue Committee team in Albania has been able to set up a rapid-response fund that...

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IRC: Albania Update - April 15

While International Rescue Committee emergency response units focus on shelter, water and sanitation facilities for refugees, IRC medical staff members have been conducting preliminary health...

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International Rescue Committee Kosovo Update 5 Apr 1999

9 a.m. EDT - The IRC Macedonia team has been working virtually around the clock frantically rushing aid and supplies to refugees stuck in the international buffer zone between Macedonia and Kosovo...

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The IRC and Kosovo: Update - March 31, 1999

Background The IRC has been conducting relief operations in Bosnia since the outbreak of fighting in December 1991. In fact, it was as a member of an IRC mission to the region in 1992 that American...

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International Rescue Committee: Kosovo Update

March 30, 1999 - IRC teams in Skopje, Macedonia, and Tirana, Albania are working to cope with the massive flow of refugees pouring out of Kosovo in the last few days and heading primarily into...

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DR Congo + 1 more

IRC to vaccinate more than 100,000 in D.R. Congo and Sudan

Weekly Update: March 15, 1999 In the face of a virulent outbreak of measles in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, IRC health teams have launched a campaign to vaccinate 80,000 children between 9...

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Sierra Leone

IRC: Crisis in Sierra Leone

In an op-ed article in the Washington Post on January 12, IRC President Reynold Levy summarized the situation in war-torn Sierra Leone and said the U.S. should take four steps: First, give Sierra...

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Serbia + 1 more

Thousands of Albanians refugees have lost their homes in Kosovo

NEWS RELEASE THEY NEED YOUR HELP-NOW! International Rescue Committee (IRC) teams on site in Kosovo report that bone-chilling rains are signaling the start of a deadly winter for thousands of Albanian...

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Serbia + 1 more

IRC Kosovo Program Update

International Rescue Committee (IRC) teams on site in Kosovo report that bone-chilling rains are signaling the start of a deadly winter for thousands of Albanian refugees who have begun to return to...

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Rwanda

Children in Rwanda Four Years Later

Weekly Update November 13, 1998 A delegation to Rwanda last week marked the inauguration of the Leadership Council on Children in Armed Conflict, a new joint IRC-Women's Commission initiative to...

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Rwanda

IRC Rwanda Project

Project Purpose To assist the Government and people of Rwanda in rebuilding and redeveloping their country following the 1994 genocide and civil war which claimed nearly one million lives, and the...

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IRC Weekly Update: Kosovo

At a briefing held at the IRC October 1st, Buck Northrup, IRC Regional Director for Former Yugoslavia, and Gerald Martone, IRC Director of Emergency Preparedness, reviewed the current situation in...

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Liberia

IRC Liberia Project Description

PROJECT PURPOSE: To restore education and health infrastructures through technical partnerships with the Liberian Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Health. PROJECT BENEFICIARIES: IRC's...

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