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Burundi + 1 more

IRC to resume eastern Congo programs; aids refugees in Burundi

Programs, serving approximately one million people in the east were suspended after an outbreak of fighting last month between dissident troops and the Congolese army. Tension remains high in and...

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Iraq + 1 more

The IRC helps Iraqi Kurdish refugees return home

Eighteen-year old Khadijah hadn't been home in 11 years. But with last week's opening of a new border crossing at Hajj Omran in northern Iraq and with the assistance of the IRC, Kurdish refugees like...

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Uganda

NGOs urge Bush to raise N. Uganda crisis at G-8 summit

An IRC-drafted letter to President Bush, signed by heads of 11 US-based aid groups, urges him to raise the humanitarian crisis in northern Uganda when he meets with Uganda's president, Yoweri...

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Sudan + 1 more

Alarming health crisis hits Sudanese refugees in Chad

AmeriCares and International Rescue Committee Deliver Urgent Medical Aid Sudanese refugees seeking safety in northeastern Chad from the brutal conflict in Darfur, Sudan, are now facing a grave health...

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Indonesia

Violence erupts in Indonesia's Maluku province

The CARDI humanitarian aid consortium, of which the IRC is a member, has suspended its activities in the city of Ambon, in eastern Indonesia's Maluku province, following violent inter-religious...

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Iraq

Abducted IRC aid worker Fadi Fadel is released in Iraq

Statement by George Rupp, IRC President "We are elated and relieved that Fadi Fadel, an IRC aid worker in Iraq, has been released by his captors in Najaf. We look forward to seeing him reunited with...

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