Kids are awesome
Children inspire us to be better. Their smiles, their curiosity, their laughter, and the ways they surprise us… nothing gives us hope like the children in our lives.
International Women's Day 2014
Today I am happy to celebrate the incredible talent, wisdom, bravery and dedication of women around the world who make it possible to help millions of people in the darkest times of their lives.
-Daniel Wordsworth, ARC President/CEO
ARC's Emergency Response Team has been on the ground in the Philippines helping survivors of Typhoon Haiyan since shortly after the disaster. The team is providing emergency shelter kits, medical supplies, relief items and other critical support.
New Clinic in Kalma
After a lot of hard work with partners and the community, ARC has created a new health care facility in Sector 8 of Kalma Camp in Darfur, Sudan.
We talked with ARC Program Assistant Majra Mucic on her recent return from Sudan.
16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence
From November 25 to December 10, 2013, organizations around the world stood up for vulnerable women and children during 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence. ARC offices around the globe got involved.
INTERVIEW with ARC Health Technical Advisor Heather Buesseler - "Giving birth shouldn’t be such a dangerous thing for women. In a place like South Sudan, it’s one of the most precarious things in a woman’s life."
World Toilet Day
Q&A with ARC's worldwide Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Shelter Technical Advisor - Igor Radonjic
1 Million Refugee Children
IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The American Refugee Committee and QuestScope working together to help families who lost their homes in world's largest refugee crisis
Two years after the famine was declared, we talked with ARC's Somali-American program manager, Said Sheikh-Abdi, about the current situation for young entrepreneurs in Somalia.
On the Brink of a Breakthrough
"After two decades of civil war, Somalia is on the brink of a breakthrough." ARC and our partners are launching a microenterprise development project to invest in Somali youth. The Goal: 10,000 Somali Youth Self-Employed Within 15 Months.
Recognized for Innovation
The American Refugee Committee has been awarded the 2012 "Peter F. Drucker Award for Innovation" for its I AM A STAR program, engaging the global Somali Diaspora in shaping a humanitarian response in Somalia.
Fire at Umpiem Mai Camp in Thailand
On February 23, a fire raced through Umpiem Mai Refugee Camp in Thailand - home to 17,000 refugees from neighboring Myanmar. 3,300 people were left homeless within the camp. ARC staff in Thailand has been responding.
Crisis in Somalia
Somalia is facing the worst humanitarian crisis in the world. Somali families have fled their drought-stricken villages and made long, perilous journeys to Mogadishu, Kenya and Ethiopia for help.
They desperately need support.
Reproductive Health in Darfur
As part of the RAISE Initiative, ARC has constructed an Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care Center in Darfur. Read about it in the July issue of the Forced Migration Review.
Helping people educate their communities, reduce their risk, and get treatment.