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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

Cultivating Inclusive & Supportive Learning Environments in Jordan’s Schools

The Cultivating Inclusive & Supportive Learning Environments (CISLE) project aimed to insure that local Jordanians and Syrian refugees were afforded equal opportunities to acquire a purposeful and meaningful education in a safe and supportive learning environment. more

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Distributions Aid Thousands of Refugees, IDPs in Yemen

Posted on 9/9/2014 by Noelle Wright

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 Noelle Wright

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

Together We Will Make a More Beautiful Future

Posted on 8/29/2014 by Noelle Wright

“No one saw the crying women, suffering children, or the depths of the wounds. We use art to show... more

Start, Stop, and Continue

Posted on 8/25/2014 by Kris Manos

Just as the foundation of understanding how to improve and strengthen our organization... 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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