Recent ARC Press Releases

September 24, 2013
Market-Based Franchise Initiative Helping Congolese Kids Reach Their 5th Birthday Makes Commitment to Action at Clinton Global Initiative. 

August 28, 2013
 The American Refugee Committee and QuestScope working together to help families who lost their homes in world's largest refugee crisis.

November 29, 2012
Violence Escalates in Congo; American Refugee Committee Responds

September 26, 2012
American Refugee Committee’s Unique Partnership to Help Somalia Awarded “Peter F. Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation

December 22, 2011
Urgent Action Needed Before Major U.S. Remittance Lifeline Is Cut To Famine-Stricken Somalia

October 13, 2011
New Somalia Famine Relief Campaign, I AM A STAR, Redefines ‘Star Power’ with Fresh, Creative Approach  

August 3, 2011
General Mills Partners with American Refugee Committee to Aid Famine Relief Efforts in Somalia

 July 24, 2011
From One Campaign: Bono and K'Naan Meet with Somali Minnesotans in Minneapolis, Urge Action on Growing Famine in the Horn of Africa

July 20, 2011
UN Declares Famine in Somalia

July 7, 2011
Somalia Teetering on the Brink of Famine: Team Will Help Starving Families in Mogadishu

April 13, 2011
Groundbreaking Minnesota Partnership to Create Change, Build Hope in Somalia and at Home

April 5, 2011
Ivory Coast Refugees Flee to Liberia as Crisis Worsens

March 9, 2011
American Refugee Committee Responding to Crisis in Libya

March 2, 2011
Thousands of Refugees Flee to Liberia in Wake of Ivory Coast Violence

December 29, 2010
Honoring Haiti, One Year Later: Bells to Sound on January 12, 2010

November 6, 2010
Hurricane Tomas Hits Haiti, Increasing Risk of Cholera Outbreak

October 25, 2010
American Refugee Committee confronting the cholera crisis head-on in Haiti

August 16, 2010
Pakistan Flooding is a Disaster "Beyond Anybody's Imagination," Says UN Secretary General

August 2, 2010
Pakistan Floods: 2.5 Million People Forced From Their Homes by the Worst Monsoon Floods in Decades

June 16, 2010
American Refugee Committee to Send Humanitarian Relief Team to Kyrgyzstan/Uzbekistan Border

April 7, 2010
Three Sisters Cereal/American Refugee Committee/Whole Foods Market Team Up for Haiti Relief

March 12, 2010
Two Months After Haiti Earthquake, American Refugee Committee Warns Public Health Disaster Looms

February 20, 2010
Corporations Partner with the American Refugee Committee to Distribute Life-Saving Supplies in Haiti

February 11, 2010
Target Sends Sanitation Kits to Haiti, American Refugee Committee Works to Curtail the Spread of Infection

January 22, 2010
American Refugee Committee Reports Donations From the Midwest Approach $1 Million: "More is Needed"

January 13, 2010
American Refugee Committee Sending Relief Team to Haiti

October 27, 2009
The People of Pakistan Must Not be Forgotten in the Pakistan Debate: American Refugee Committee Helping 500,000 People in Pakistan; Many Lives Still at Risk

October 26, 2009
UN Refugee Agency Head Visits American Refugee Committee’s
Relief Programs Serving Refugees from the Congo

August 13, 2009
Secretary of State Clinton on Right Track: Video is a Proven Tactic to Begin Healing After Rape in Wartorn Areas

July 9, 2009
American Refugee Committee Staff Member from Southern Sudan Receives International Award for Promoting Women’s Empowerment

May 14, 2009
American Refugee Committee Welcomes New President/CEO Daniel W. Wordsworth

May 13, 2009
American Refugee Committee Responds to Refugee Crisis in Pakistan

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Building a Playground
Using only recycled materials, we were able to build a playground for the 5,000 kids living at Kiziba refugee camp in Rwanda.
On Famine
Daniel Wordsworth - American Refugee Committee President - talks about the situation in Somalia and how all of us can make a difference and help save lives.
Returning to Somalia
Nimco Ahmed shares her recent trip back Mogadishu her first time back to Somalia in 24 years
South Sudan
Rebuilding Health Care in South Sudan
Deb Ingersoll runs ARC’s Cash for Work Program in Haiti. She’s interviewed at ARC Headquarters.
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Simona Palenga, ARC Field Coordinator in Haiti, is interviewed at ARC HQ.
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Senior Director of Program Quality Monte Achenbach, is interviewed from the field in Haiti.
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ARC volunteer Dr. John Bordwell talks about the health situation of Congolese refugees in Rwanda.
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