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Ebola Response Update

The  Ebola epidemic is now a top national security priority for the United States, which is working with the United Nations and other international partners, and the governments of Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, and Senegal to respond. IRD is also helping with the response by... more

What “A Culture of Compliance” Means

To be compliant, every single person at IRD needs to make the right decisions, the right choices, and for the right reasons. And they need to do so every day…in fact many times a day. more

Start, Stop, and Continue

Just as the foundation of understanding how to improve and strengthen our organization requires honest assessment, so too do we each need to understand our own personal strengths, contributions, and areas for improvement. For IRD as a whole, we’re engaged in self-reflection. more

Celebrating Communities: World Humanitarian Heroes

World Humanitarian Day celebrates the spirit that infuses humanitarian work around the globe. This year the United Nations and its partners are profiling ”humanitarian heroes,” individuals committed to making a difference, sometimes at great personal sacrifice and risk. more

Intern Stories: Brauck Cullen, Infrastructure

Interning in IRD’s Infrastructure department has been an eye-opening experience. When I first started, I was not sure exactly what kind of work I would be doing but was excited for the opportunity to learn more about the international development field. In the first few weeks I have a... more

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Ebola Response Update

Posted on 9/19/2014 by IRD HQ

The  Ebola epidemic is now a top national security priority for the United States, whic... more

IRD Helping People Rebuild Their Lives

Posted on 9/16/2014 by IRD HQ

It was nine years ago yesterday that Hurricane Katrina devastated the US Gulf Coast, and residents... more

Health Team Vaccinates 17,000 Children Against Polio

Posted on 9/16/2014 by IRD HQ

Following IRD’s seventh polio vaccination campaign, UNHCR reports that 96 percent of gi... more

IRD Communal Kitchens in Syrian Refugee Camps Across Jordan

Posted on 9/16/2014 by IRD HQ

“My parents’ house was bombed yesterday and their home destroyed,” says Wisal, 35, a Sy... more

Distributions Aid Thousands of Refugees, IDPs in Yemen

Posted on 9/9/2014 by IRD HQ

Yemen hosts over 240,000 refugees from Somalia, Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Iraq, including... more

Support for Hospitals in Western Georgia

Posted on 9/8/2014 by IRD HQ

During summer 2014, IRD distributed medical supplies and equipment to patients in need in western... more

What “A Culture of Compliance” Means

Posted on 9/5/2014 by Kris Manos

At its simplest, compliance refers to our doing something that we have been asked to do... more

A Healthy Future for Baby Abed

Posted on 8/29/2014 by Noelle Wright

Zuhair Mohammad married his wife Baraa Al-Mohammad in a village near Aleppo, Syria. They dreamed o... more

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Yemen hosts over 240,000 refugees from Somalia, Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Iraq, including over 65,000 new arrivals in 2013. In addition, conflicts in the north and south have resulted in over 300,000 inter... continue reading

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