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Crisis in Syria

An ongoing civil war has left millions of Syrians in need of aid. The International Rescue Committee is providing assistance both within Syria and in neighboring Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq and Turkey. We have been helping vulnerable Syrians inside their country since early 2012, and with our... read more


More than 2 million people inside Iraq have been uprooted by violent conflict. The IRC is providing clean water, medicine, protection services, relief... read more


Hundreds of thousands of refugees are currently in Jordan. Almost all have fled ongoing violence and unrest in neighbouring Syria and Iraq. Many are poor, unable to... read more


The International Rescue Committee launched support for Syrian refugees in Lebanon in the autumn of 2012. More than 150,000 Syrians have poured into the country since the start of the Syrian conflict in March 2011. Many fled with... read more


Yemen remains one of the most “forgotten” crises in the world.  Almost half the population of some 25 million face chronic food shortages; Yemen has close to one million acutely malnourished children. It is also one of the world’s most water-poor nations, with only 38... read more

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