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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

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

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

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

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

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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

A Ray of Hope

Posted on 10/10/2014 by Prem Sagar

In many places around the world, people are dying not because their governments cannot... more

IRD to Distribute Soccer Balls and Shoes to Cambodian Children

Posted on 10/17/2014 by Natasa Ruka

Jim Lanning, Director of Acquisitions and Logistics at International Relief and Develop... more

Young Leaders Promote Political Tolerance in Northern Burkina Faso

Posted on 10/17/2014 by Natasa Ruka

Aribinda is a small town located in the remote Sahel region of Burkina Faso, almost 200... more

IRD to Distribute Soccer Balls and Shoes to Cambodian Children

Posted on 10/16/2014 by IRD HQ

ARLINGTON, VA – Jim Lanning, Director of Acquisitions and Logistics at International Relief and De... more

Burkinabe Youth promote Religious Tolerance

Posted on 10/16/2014 by Natasa Ruka

IRD’s Peace through Development project (PDevII) supports youth mobilization and engage... more

Shop Expansion Helps One Man’s Family

Posted on 10/16/2014 by IRD HQ

Supporting a large family is never an easy task, but for one man living in Afghanistan’... more

Dairy Farmer Plans for Expansion

Posted on 10/16/2014 by Natasa Ruka

In February 2014, a vehicle-borne improvised explosion in Kabul left nine civilians inj... more

Counseling Helps War Victims Cope

Posted on 10/16/2014 by Natasa Ruka

Few can imagine the pain of losing a loved one after being caught in a violent battle b... more

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