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Join the movement and make a difference. The more people who speak as one with IRD, the stronger our Voice as we rally to support for the causes that matter to you.

IRD Success Stories


IRD provides health, nutrition, and emergency response in some of the most difficult places across Africa.

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The Americas

IRD's programs in the Americas began responding to the devastation of the U.S. Gulf Coast following Hurricane Katrina in August 2005, and is one of the few agencies that is still there, still helping to rebuild.

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Asia & the Pacific

In 1999, IRD responded to the IMF financial crisis in Indonesia with a food aid program, the Student Health Improvement Project. Our experience there allowed us to be able to respond in full to the devastating Indian Ocean Tsunami of 2004.

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Europe & Eurasia

IRD's programs began in the Caucasus region, at the crossroads of Europe and Eurasia, and today there are community building, infrastructure, and health programs both there and in the former Yugoslavia.

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The Middle East

IRD's ability to start a project rapidly and scale up as needed has become essential to managing a program in conflict or post-conflict areas. This was particularly true in our programs in both Iraq and in Lebanon following the 2006 July War.

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Have made their voices heard.

Your Voice, in unison with these thousands of others from around the globe, has the power to change the world. It's one more brick laid for a school. It's one more foot of road to bring the children there. It's one more drink of clean water so these students stay healthy and ready to learn.

Add your Voice, and every week you'll have the chance to win a $500 donation given on your behalf to the cause of your choice. Join the movement today!

Humanitarian of the Week

Julie Funke

Royal Oak, MI

IRD Voices helps keep us all connected in the world because we are all in the same human family.