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IRD Responds to Peshawar Mosque Attack

At least 19 people were killed and others injured in Friday’s gun and bomb attack on a Shi'ite mosque in Peshawar, Pakistan. Following the incident, victims streamed into the emergency wards of Hayatabad Medical Complex and other hospitals. These hospitals have been strengthened by IRD’s Civilia... more

Empowering Youth in the Gulf Coast: IRD YouthBuild’s Jake Cook

IRD YouthBuild provides struggling youth in Mississippi Gulf Coast Communities with the knowledge, opportunities and confidence to achieve a better future more

UNHCR and IRD Host Prince Charles in Za’atari Camp

“Za’atari residents, especially young people, were very enthusiastic about sharing their experiences and ideas with Prince Charles, a person known for his humanitarian concern and actions,” said Senada Kahriman, IRD Jordan country director.  “It is important that young men and women know the international community cares about their futures.” more

Partnership to Bring Ebola Relief to Sierra Leone

IRD has partnered with numerous humanitarian groups to transport crucial Ebola relief supplies to Liberia and Sierra Leone. On January 28, IRD and partners Peace Builders, Medshare and The Village Link loaded additional supplies to help equip community medical centers across the country. In additi... more

Restored Music School Opens in Prizren, Kosovo

PRISTINA, Kosovo – The US Embassy in Pristina, Kosovo, and IRD inaugurated the newly restored High School of Music “Lorenc Antoni” in Prizren, Kosovo January 21. Before the renovations, cold weather and an inadequate heating system made practicing music in the school nearly impossible. ... more

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IRD’s Community Mobilizers- Supporting Syrian Refugees

Posted on 2/20/2015 by Noelle Wright

IRD community mobilizers rely on strong relationships to involve refugees in decision making proce... more

IRD Responds to Peshawar Mosque Attack

Posted on 2/19/2015 by Noelle Wright

At least 19 people were killed and others injured in Friday’s gun and bomb attack on a Shi'ite mos... more

Empowering Youth in the Gulf Coast: IRD YouthBuild’s Jake Cook

Posted on 2/12/2015 by Noelle Wright

IRD YouthBuild provides struggling youth in Mississippi Gulf Coast Communities with the knowledge,... more

Emergency Assistance in Winter Storm Huda

Posted on 2/9/2015 by Noelle Wright

“The winds were so strong and it was so cold. Nobody can survive in a tent in these con... more

UNHCR and IRD Host Prince Charles in Za’atari Camp

Posted on 2/9/2015 by Noelle Wright

ARLINGTON, VA – On February 8, Prince Charles visited Jordan’s Za’atari Camp, home to over 80,000... more

Partnership to Bring Ebola Relief to Sierra Leone

Posted on 1/29/2015 by Noelle Wright

IRD has partnered with numerous humanitarian groups to transport crucial Ebola relief supplies to... more

IRD Partners to Send Ebola Medical Aid to Sierra Leone

Posted on 1/27/2015 by Noelle Wright

ARLINGTON, VA – IRD, which has provided medical supplies to local partners in Sierra Leone and Lib... more

IRD Response to USAID Suspension Notice

Posted on 1/27/2015 by Noelle Wright

Arlington, VA – IRD was advised today that USAID’s Suspending and Debarring Official, Office of Ac... more

Restored Music School Opens in Prizren, Kosovo

Posted on 1/23/2015 by Noelle Wright

PRISTINA, Kosovo – The US Embassy in Pristina, Kosovo, and IRD inaugurated the newly restored High... more

Conditions Worsen for Syrian Refugees in Jordan

Posted on 1/20/2015 by Noelle Wright

ARLINGTON, VA – A study jointly conducted by UNHCR and IRD documents the deteriorating living cond... more

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