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The IRC uses our learning and experience to assist people affected by crisis and shape humanitarian policy and practice. Browse our research and resources. 

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IRC Afghanistan - Drought Assessment - June 2021

An IRC assessment of five provinces in Afghanistan reveals the dramatic impact of drought on communities in Herat, Badghis, Pakitya, Helmand and Khost.

June 16, 2021
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Colour Diala Brisly's illustration

Print and colour Diala Brisly's illustration to celebrate courageous refugees this World Refugee Day.

June 12, 2021
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Share Diala Brisly's powerful illustration

Diala Brisly, a Syrian artist and refugee living in France, has created a new illustration that embodies the statement "Refugees are courageous." Join us in celebrating refugee artists this World Refugee Day share Diala's illustration far and wide.

June 11, 2021
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Focus on the Frontlines: How the Grand Bargain can deliver on its promise to improve humanitarian aid (Brief)

In 2016, donors, UN agencies, NGOs, and the Red Cross met at the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul to agree on a Grand Bargain on humanitarian aid. Recognising that trends in humanitarian need were vastly outstripping humanitarian financing, the humanitarian community adopted 51 commitments on issues like transparency, cash-based programming, and multi-year funding to more effectively and efficiently respond to humanitarian crises. Five years on, those gains are yet to be seen. In our position paper Focus on the Frontlines: How the Grand Bargain can deliver on its promise to improve humanitarian aid we make five key recommendations in line with our commitment to outcomes and evidence, and in support of the two main priorities identified for the next iteration of the Grand Bargain – enhanced quality funding and localisation

June 2, 2021
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Leave No One Behind; How to include Crisis-Affected Populations in the Generation Equality Action Coalition on Economic Justice and Rights

If the Generation Equality Forum is to deliver on its promise for game-changing results for all women and girls and support the Sustainable Development Goals’ (SDGs) promise to Leave No One Behind, the Forum as a whole, and the Economic Justice and Rights Action Coalition specifically, must include dedicated commitments for displaced women and girls, including refugees, IDPs and others affected by conflict and crisis who are at risk of exclusion.

June 1, 2021
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Ending the hunger crisis: Response, recovery and resilience

Hunger is on the rise and tens of millions are facing emergency levels of food insecurity. This report summarises proven solutions and calls on the G7 to urgently act.

May 18, 2021
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Focus on the Frontlines: How the Grand Bargain can deliver on its promise to improve humanitarian aid

In 2016, donors, UN agencies, NGOs, and the Red Cross met at the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul to agree on a Grand Bargain on humanitarian aid. Recognizing that trends in humanitarian need were vastly outstripping humanitarian financing, the humanitarian community adopted 51 commitments on issues like transparency, cash-based programming, and multi-year funding to more effectively and efficiently respond to humanitarian crises. Five years on, those gains are yet to be seen. In our position paper Focus on the Frontlines: How the Grand Bargain can deliver on its promise to improve humanitarian aid we make five key recommendations in line with our commitment to outcomes and evidence, and in support of the two main priorities identified for the next iteration of the Grand Bargain – enhanced quality funding and localisation.

May 11, 2021
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IRC Tigray Crisis Gender Analysis Report key findings: women's exploitation & gender-based violence

Key findings regarding women's sexual exploitation abuse across the conflict in Tigray from IRC's more comprehensive gender analysis report.

May 5, 2021
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Climate Action at the IRC: Changing How We Work

IRC climate-smart operational indicators to measure and track reductions in our carbon footprint.

April 30, 2021
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Innovation in the Business Refugee Action Network (BRAN): Synthesis Report 2019 – 2020

BRAN has explored business-led innovation to improve the economic wellbeing of refugees. Read our latest report.

April 28, 2021

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