Mon, 07/12/2015 - 10:28
Meet Mustapha and his wife Safaa, who risked their lives in hope of finding safety for their young children in Europe. The family of four fled from the war-ravaged city of Aleppo to Turkey and then took the dangerous boat journey to the...
Tue, 01/12/2015 - 16:39
Photo: Kulsoom Rizvi/IRC Each day, hundreds of families spill out of overcrowded, barely seaworthy dinghies onto the shores of Lesbos. More than 600,000 refugees have crossed the Aegean Sea to Greece this year, most fleeing the...
Tue, 01/12/2015 - 10:17
“We ask for security and peace. When we see militias with arms everywhere, it’s scary. It’s really scary. […] They need to be disarmed in an effective way – that would let us breathe a little. Now, we are in prison...
Mon, 30/11/2015 - 14:37
  Raising funds for our vital work with Syrian refugees, the Star Boot Sale has got off to a flying start! The auction is live and will run up until 9pm on Sunday the 6th December. Items up for auction include: Arctic...
Fri, 27/11/2015 - 09:53
27 Nov 2015 -  Pope’s visit to war-torn country amid continuing tensions symbol of much-needed reconciliation between communities. International and local humanitarian agencies still working at limited capacity because of...
Thu, 26/11/2015 - 21:14
You have the chance to bid on dozens of one-of-a-kind items gathered from famous musicians, actors and artists for an eBay auction to support IRC’s vital work with Syrian refugees. The auction is live and will run from 9pm on Thursday...
Thu, 26/11/2015 - 09:57
On Wednesday 25th, we commemorated the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, which kicks off the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. Women and girls around the world face violence and discrimination year-...
Tue, 24/11/2015 - 14:15
"While refugees in Europe are making headlines, the international community must also remember that the situation for Burundians in neighbourering countries is equally devastating.” - Elijah Okeyo, country director for the...
Sat, 14/11/2015 - 15:52
New York 14 Nov 2015 - The International Rescue Committee today condemned the indiscriminate and inhumane attacks on the city of Paris on Friday, November 13, which have left over 125 people dead. The IRC stands with the people of...
Fri, 13/11/2015 - 09:20
Syrian refugee boys gleefully don masks and play games, briefly escaping the stress and violence they face working on the streets of Beirut. Maher (centre), an International Rescue Committee “street educator,” is leading them...

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