Tue, 20/09/2016 - 17:14
New York, NY, September 20, 2016 — In reaction to the attack on an aid convoy on September 19, 2016 on the way to Aleppo, Syria, Mark Schnellbaecher, Director of the International Rescue Committee’s Syrian Crisis...
Mon, 19/09/2016 - 13:50
A statement from 101 Syrian, regional and international humanitarian and human rights organisations on Syria’s Cessation of Hostilities This week’s cessation of hostilities agreement negotiated by Russia and the US could be an...
Fri, 16/09/2016 - 16:21
New York, NY, September 16, 2016 — As world leaders converge at the United Nations for the upcoming summits, “Addressing the Large Movements of Refuges and Migrants” and the President Obama-convened “Leaders’...
Fri, 16/09/2016 - 08:52
International Rescue Committee survey shows sympathy for Syrian refugees across Europe; economic pressures frequently cited as a concern London, 16 September, 2016 – With the Syrian crisis now in its sixth year, three in four people (76%)...
Mon, 12/09/2016 - 11:52
Humanitarian aid agencies are bracing for over a million Iraqis to be displaced by the imminent battle for Mosul. Here’s what you need to know about the pending crisis: What is Mosul? In 2014, the militant group ISIS overran great...
Fri, 09/09/2016 - 09:42
The past year has been disastrous for Afghanistan as the country’s civil war reignited. After almost 40 years of conflict stretching back to the Soviet invasion in 1979, Afghanistan is once again on the international emergency watch list....
Tue, 06/09/2016 - 21:32
Brussels, 7 September, 2016 - In a speech in Brussels today, David Miliband, President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee (IRC), called on Europe to step up and deal with the global refugee crisis ahead of two critical refugee and...
Sun, 04/09/2016 - 11:52
Join our call to make world leaders accountable for real change for refugees. One year ago, heartbreaking photographs of three-year-old Syrian refugee Alan Kurdi stranded on a Turkish beach brought the world’s attention to the largest...
Thu, 01/09/2016 - 13:07
The International Rescue Committee invites you to a discussion with Rt Hon David Miliband, CEO of the International Rescue Committee, and First Vice-President Frans Timmermans of the European Commission, followed by a reception. The refugee...
Wed, 24/08/2016 - 10:47
Download as a PDF The civil war in Syria—now in its sixth year—has created the worst humanitarian crisis of our time and in tandem with other brutal conflicts has sparked the largest global displacement of people in recorded history...

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