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Mon, 15/02/2016 - 14:22
In this video, Amal and George Clooney speak with Syrian refugee families living in Berlin. Read the full story in the International Rescue Committee's "Uprooted" publication on Medium to meet the families. Refugee Crisis: How...
Fri, 01/01/2016 - 17:04
In this video, refugees plead to world leaders to end the war and violence that has consumed and destroyed their lives. One woman from Afghanistan fled her home to save her young children, fearing they would fall into the hands of extremists....
Thu, 09/07/2015 - 11:08
Today, as South Sudan marks the anniversary of its independence, the new nation is engulfed by a growing humanitarian crisis. Hopes for a peaceful future expressed four years ago are now dashed. Thousands of people have been killed, and more than...
Wed, 18/03/2015 - 11:30
For the first time, the International Rescue Committee is providing an academically accredited health training programme for displaced Burmese living in Thailand. More than 250 community members are currently enrolled and will be able to deliver...
Wed, 14/01/2015 - 13:31
Thank you for standing with us this year and with the many courageous families caught in crisis worldwide. Because of you, refugees are being given the critical support they desperately need to survive and begin rebuilding their lives. As the year...
Fri, 07/11/2014 - 15:43
On Nov. 8, 2013, one of the strongest storms in recorded history, Typhoon Haiyan, struck the Philippines, disrupting the lives of more than 14 million people. More than 6,000 people lost their lives and 90 percent of homes in the hardest hit areas...
Tue, 08/07/2014 - 07:05
These are the voices of women in the Central African Republic. Since 2013 the already unstable country has descended into chaos and become engulfed by sectarian violence. Approximately 120,000 people have fled the country since December. Reports of...
Tue, 01/07/2014 - 17:34
More than 1,000,000 Iraqis have fled their homes in the wake of escalating violence — this year alone. They join an additional 1,000,000 previously displaced Iraqis and Syrian refugees seeking safety from violent conflict. Many have sought...
Mon, 16/06/2014 - 12:21
David Miliband, International Rescue Committee president & CEO, speaking with the BBC's Today programme last week. Miliband recently travelled to South Sudan to meet with uprooted families being assisted by the IRC and with members of the...

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