Middle East

Crisis in Syria

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 and Iraq. We have been...read more
Iraq

Iraq

The IRC is preparing to provide clean water, medicine and emergency financial assistance to thousands who have fled the fighting. In addition, the IRC provides emergency support to thousands of Syrian...read more
Jordan

Jordan

Hundreds of thousands of refugees are currently in Jordan. Almost all have fled ongoing violence and unrest in neighboring Syria and Iraq. Many are poor, unable to legally obtain a job, and struggle to...read more
Lebanon

Lebanon

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...read more
Yemen

Yemen

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...read more

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