We advocate for lifesaving assistance and protection for displaced people. We focus our work in Afghanistan, Burma, Colombia, Congo, Iraq, Sudan, Somalia.
we get lots of unusual mail here at RI but this fax addressed to Peacekeeping Associate Matt Pennington, our own "Nigerian Prince", is definitely a first
sometimes while our staff is in DR Congo, we run into an ambush of a different kind
Ntoto is also a stronghold of the armed rebel group FDLR. Civilians are routinely caught up in the violence, yet there are just 53 peacekeepers in Ntoto.
In Ntoto, there are no roads within a 30 kilometer radius of the village. The movement of people and goods is done over narrow footpaths that are muddy and treacherous
Last week RI visited the UN peacekeeping deployment in Ntoto, DR Congo, a small village in North Kivu province.
Refugees from Burma collect rainwater for drinking, cooking and cleaning.
Pics recently taken by our staff at Thai/Burma border. New refugees from Burma live in this settlement.
living with host families in Kalungu, but are struggling 2 work, 2 eat. Want to return home to their fields, but still 2 unsafe
Displaced Congolese are reporting attacks, burned homes, harassing, looting.
pics taken today by our staff in DR Congo. newly displaced people in Kalungu, South Kivu, fleeing Congolese army & rebel fighting.
whoopsy - here's sarah silverman again.
it's getting hot in here, nelly! i know, i know, but it had to make the corny joke!
hey matt damon! where'd sarah silverman go?
@andy_bloch is clearly popular
oh, why hello mike tyson.
and of course, our favorite @realannieduke!! what excitement...and to think there's still a whole tournament to play!
and there's our favorite @joeugly!
yay don cheadle! we're big fans, and hugely grateful!
red carpet with brad garrett!
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