Updates

List

Showing 1,941 - 1,960 of 2,164 results

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...

Format
News and Press Release
Source
Posted
Originally published

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...

Format
News and Press Release
Source
Posted
Originally published

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...

Format
News and Press Release
Source
Posted
Originally published

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...

Format
News and Press Release
Source
Posted
Originally published

Iraq

IRC appeals for release of Canadian staff member Fadi Fadel in Iraq

The International Rescue Committee is urging the immediate release of Fadi Fadel, who was abducted April 7 in Najaf. "We are gravely concerned about the safety and condition of our colleague, who was...

Format
News and Press Release
Source
Posted
Originally published

Iraq

Statement on detention of IRC staff member in Iraq

Around midnight on April 6, Fadi Fadel, who works for the International Rescue Committee in Najaf, was taken from the IRC staff residence by members of a local militia. He has since been incorrectly...

Format
News and Press Release
Source
Posted
Originally published

Rwanda

Rwanda - 10 years later

"I went to Goma , Zaire , in July 1994, just days after over 1 million refugees fled there from Rwanda . I was supposed to go for a brief mission that was to last 10 days. I stayed in the region for...

Format
Other
Source
Posted
Originally published

Uganda

Children targeted in Uganda's horrific, overlooked war

Every day at dusk, some 22,000 terrified northern Ugandans, the majority of them children, travel to the relative safety of Kitgum town to spend the night. Some carry thin blankets and a bit of food,...

Format
News and Press Release
Source
Posted
Originally published

Sudan + 1 more

IRC emergency teams assess unmet needs in Chad and Sudan

An IRC emergency response team in eastern Chad is assessing the humanitarian needs of tens of thousands of refugees who have fled an escalation of violence between government and opposition fighters...

Format
News and Press Release
Source
Posted
Originally published

Serbia + 1 more

IRC closing Serbia program

After 12 years of operations that included assisting 230,000 internally displaced persons fleeing Kosovo in 1999 and 700,000 refugees fleeing Croatia and Bosnia, the IRC program in Serbia and...

Format
News and Press Release
Source
Posted
Originally published

Chad + 1 more

IRC sends emergency response teams to Chad, Darfur

An IRC emergency response team has been deployed in Chad to assess the condition of refugees from Sudan's western Darfur region. A second team is en route to Darfur itself, where the UN refugee...

Format
News and Press Release
Source
Posted
Originally published