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IRD Appoints Roger Ervin as Next President & CEO: Brings 25 Years of Leadership Experience

Roland Johnson, Chairman of the Board of International Relief and Development (IRD), announced today that the Board has unanimously elected Roger Michael Ervin as its next president and CEO. Ervin joins IRD December 1, 2014. more

IRD Gulf Coast Office Accepting Applicants for YouthBuild Program

The International Relief and Development (IRD) is recruiting candidates for its next YouthBuild class, which begins in early November. YouthBuild is a nine-month education and construction training program that offers Gulf Coast area young adults without high school diplomas the opportunity to continue their education, build skills, and serve the community. more

Thoughts on Change Resilience

Our project to revitalize IRD and strengthen our culture of compliance and ethics adds stress to our already busy and continuously evolving operating environment. Change on this scale may seem overwhelming. How will we cope? more

A Ray of Hope

Though my life and technical experiences is only the tip of the “development ice berg”, I know that my time at IRD will broaden my horizons. IRD is diverse in the type of development work that it does and I know that I will learn much during my time here. I am prepared to be stretched and challenged, and look forward to broadening my horizons and bring new experiences and knowledge back to Pakistan. more

Support for Iraqi Minorities, IDPs Fleeing ISIS

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has taken control of large areas of northern Iraq, including several important cities and towns. Nearly a million people have fled ISIS-controlled areas and entered Erbil, Dohuk, and surrounding areas. The Yazidi and Assyrian minorities commu... more

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Kris Manos Appointed Chair of IRD Board of Directors

Posted on 11/12/2014 by IRD HQ

Arlington, VA – Kris Manos, interim president and CEO of International Relief and Development (IRD... more

IRD Appoints Roger Ervin as Next President & CEO: Brings 25 Years of Leadership Experience

Posted on 10/21/2014 by IRD HQ

Arlington, VA – Roland Johnson, Chairman of the Board of International Relief and Development (IRD... more

Refugee Newborn Syrians Get Birth Certificates

Posted on 11/13/2014 by IRD HQ

Since the beginning of the Syrian conflict, UNHCR has registered 948,000 Syrian refugee... more

Increasing Income Through Collective Cashew Sales

Posted on 11/13/2014 by IRD HQ

At the end of a bumpy dirt road in Diambaty in a rural district of southern Senegal is... more

Hurricane Haiyan, One Year Ago This Week

Posted on 11/10/2014 by IRD HQ

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NGO Logistics Fill a Critical Gap

Posted on 11/7/2014 by IRD HQ

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Doing Good in Harm’s Way

Posted on 11/6/2014 by IRD HQ

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Gambia: Cashew Farmers Want More Productivity

Posted on 11/5/2014 by IRD HQ

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