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IRC Monthly Update
MARCH
MARCH 2020
 
 
Inside our Coronavirus response

The IRC has launched coronavirus prepardness and response programmes in over 40 countries, including Greece, Italy, Syria and Yemen. Our health teams are working around the clock to rapidly detect, respond and prevent further spread of the disease.
 
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Meet the Rohingya women demanding change
 
More than 745,000 Rohingya have fled persecution in Myanmar to Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh. There, Rohingya women's rights activist Razia runs sessions with the women that encourage them to think about their rights and worth. 
 
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9 things to know about the tragedy happening in Syria
 
Nearly one million civilians have been uprooted in northwest Syria; the largest displacement since the war started. As we mark nearly a decade of war in Syria, here are nine things to know that will help you understand what's happening in Syria right now. 
 
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Rehab: the tailor stitching her family's back together
 
This talented tailor fled Syria and now has set up her small sewing business in Amman, Jordan to support her family. Through the help of the IRC and Citi's Rescuing Futures programme, she was able to build a business to help build her business off the ground and provide for her family. 
 
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Her story is a reminder of why refugees flee to Europe
 
Every person arriving in Greece has their own story - this is Audrey*'s. Fleeing the dangers that threatened her life in her home country, she made the perilous journey to Europe in search of a better life. This is her unique story about why she fled and her hopes for the future.
 
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