An IRC staff member in Somalia measures Amina’s son’s arm to show that his condition is improving after receiving treatment for malnutrition through IRC’s combined protocol approach. Photo: Harrison Thane/IRC

Nearly 80% of malnourished children are still not receiving the treatment they need to recover. A simpler, community-centered system could reach millions more children.


How the Airbel Impact Lab is focusing our efforts in a shifting landscape


Maryan is a community health worker in Somalia. She has worked with thousands of children since beginning her work for IRC in 2011. She’s very proud of the work she does and believes she is saving children’s lives. Photo: Kellie Ryan/the IRC

How a collaborative design sprint process helped us develop an innovative digital solution for community health workers to deliver quality care during COVID-19.



A doctor at a clinic run by the IRC in Idlib, northwest Syria. All doctors and health workers at the health facilities run by the IRC and our partners in northwest Syria must wear protective clothing as one of the measures taken to protect staff and patients from Covid-19. Photo: Abdullah Hammam/IRC

COVID-19 in northwest Syria


Adolescents in a reintegration project in the Central African Republic

Strengthening protection and reintegration for children in the Central African Republic and Democratic Republic of the Congo


Lay, 20, is looking at her newborn daughter, Di Lay, born a few hours earlier in the Tham Hin camp’s maternity ward in Thailand. The first-time mother is being treated for tuberculosis and is very weak. “I’m tired but very happy,” she smiles. Photo: Peter Biro.

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Applying the gold standard of research to innovative programming in a refugee context

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The Airbel Impact Lab

The research and innovation arm of the International Rescue Committee

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