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Gifts that Count: A Year in Review

Dec 16 Posted by Noelle Wright

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Filed Under: Building Infrastructure, Civil Society, Community Transitions, Emergency Response, Food & Agriculture, Health & Hygiene, Capacity Building, Conflict Victim Assistance, Economic Growth, Education, Nutrition, Refugees, Youth, Africa, Asia & Pacific, Europe, Middle East & North Africa

A Visit to the Club Écoute Pays Bas

Aug 21 Posted by Musu Hope-Clemens

We are more than an hour late. The Congressional staffers had a leisurely lunch, so, with their other appointments in an overbooked itinerary, we are completely off schedule. When we finally get to Pays Bas, the neighborhood where the members of Club Ecoute Pays Bas live, I breathe a sigh of relief, knowing that in this part of the world, folk spend a lot of t... more

Filed Under: Civil Society, Community Transitions, Education, Jobs, Value Chains, Women & Gender, Youth, Africa, Niger

IRD Staff to Present Research at APHA Annual Meeting

Jun 11 Posted by Natasa Ruka

IRD will present some of the outcomes of its work bolstering Jordan’s healthcare system and improving child nutrition in Cambodia at the November 2014 annual meeting of the American Public Health Association. From Jordan, "Refugee Health: Lessons Learned from Jordan in Responding to the Refugee Crisis" describes IRD’s hands-on, collaborative approach to sup... more

Filed Under: Civil Society, Health & Hygiene, Nutrition, Refugees, Women & Gender, Youth, Asia & Pacific, Cambodia, Middle East & North Africa, Jordan

IRD Joins Peers in Encouraging US Response to Schoolgirl Abduction in Nigeria

May 29 Posted by Noelle Wright

International Relief and Development (IRD) joined several organizations in recognizing US action in response to the abduction of over 200 Nigerian schoolgirls, urging USAID and the Department of State to continue efforts to provide rescue and recovery for the girl, and to take steps to prevent future crises:  Dear Secretary Kerry and Administrator Shah: As members of... more

Filed Under: Emergency Response, Conflict Victim Assistance, Youth

Friday’s Photo: New Footballs for Children in Bosnia and Herzegovina

May 9 Posted by Noelle Wright

IRD and local partner BH Football Association have distributed over 11,000 One World Futbols (oneworldfutbol.com) to school, youth, and municipal football clubs since February 2014. One World Futbol brings the healing power of play to youth worldwide by distributing nearly indestructible balls that survive the harshest environments. Partners like IRD deliver t... more

Filed Under: Sports for Peace, Youth, Europe