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.
Famine still lingers in Somalia. The official declaration of famine has been cancelled but the situation still remains dire - one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world. A Q&A with an ARC Humanitarian Worker.
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.
Empowering Lovette Browne
The EPAG Project seeks to enhance the well-being of women and girls in Liberia through business development skills and job training. Lovette Browne credits the program with helping her live a respected life and take proper care of herself and her daughter.
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.
From The Christian Science Monitor
How one program curtails the sex abuse that skyrocketed after the Haiti Earthquake. CSM reporter visited women-only spaces that ARC got started.
Haiti Impact Report
In the past year, we’ve helped 83,000 people protect themselves from disease and get the essentials they need like clean water, shelter, health care and more.
Confronting Cholera in Haiti
ARC staff working around the clock to stop the disease from spreading into camps for earthquake survivors.
An aid worker in Haiti thanks a Minnesota girl for her efforts to help earthquake survivors...
Special Report: Heavy rains every day. Beating winds. Mudslides and floods. This is the rainy season in Haiti. Imagine trying to get through...
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.
Top UN Officials Visit ARC Camp
On April 10, the UN Dep. Secretary General visited the camp ARC manages in Haiti. full story.
HAITI: After the earthquake
Special Report: Learn about our relief efforts in Haiti.
Helping people educate their communities, reduce their risk, and get treatment.