Tue, 07/01/2014 - 14:15
By Kete Shabani, the International Rescue Committee's Jordan communications and information manager Osama, himself a refugee, volunteers with the IRC to support Syrian children who cross into Jordan without a parent or guardian. ZAATARI REFUGEE...
Mon, 06/01/2014 - 09:42
With forecasts for below-freezing weather in Syria and the region, the International Rescue Committee is providing tens of thousands of emergency kits that will help families prepare for winter. Close to 9 million people have fled the violence of...
Mon, 06/01/2014 - 09:32
The International Rescue Committee is assisting some 600 Burmese refugees who were left homeless after fires broke out in two refugee camps in Thailand last week. At least one person was killed, several injured and over 100 houses were destroyed. On...
Fri, 03/01/2014 - 10:15
In 2013 the International Rescue Committee, working with our local partner organisations, restored hope and opportunity for millions of conflict-affected people around the world. Here is a look at some of our recent achievements. In 2013, the IRC...
Thu, 02/01/2014 - 12:14
Thousands of families displaced by the Syrian civil war are now receiving winter emergency kits to help them survive the cold months ahead. The International Rescue Committee has already shipped more than 2,000 kits into camps for the displaced in...
Thu, 02/01/2014 - 12:05
Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic, is gripped by terror as reprisal attacks by warring Christian and Muslim militias target innocent civilians – most of them women and children. 
Tens of thousands of residents in the city of...
Sun, 29/12/2013 - 15:51
"If we are to lessen the horrors of the Syrian conflict and its consequences, we must think not only about emergency action to save lives, but also about meeting longer-term needs that make those lives worth living." - International...
Mon, 23/12/2013 - 08:00
The International Rescue Committee in South Sudan is preparing to launch a response to the crisis in which tens of thousands of people have been displaced by conflict that wracked the capital, Juba, in mid-December. According to the United Nations,...

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