Reports and Resources
The IRC uses our learning and experience to assist people affected by crisis and shape humanitarian policy and practice. Browse our research and resources.
When Returning to Normal Doesn’t Work for Half the World’s Population: How to Build Back Better
The time immediately following a crisis, whether it be a peace process, rebuilding after a natural disaster or seeing a new government come into power, creates a window of opportunity to reimagine what the next phase of life can look like.
The double burden of COVID-19 and locusts in East Africa
Coinciding with COVID-19, desert locust swarms in the Horn and East Africa may cause massive crop failure and food insecurity. Here's what you need to know.
Yemen's Triple Emergency: COVID-19, Conflict, and a Collapsing International Response
In Yemen, COVID-19 is creating an unprecedented emergency within the world's largest humanitarian crisis.
A Decade In Search of Work: A review of policy commitments for Syrian refugees’ livelihoods in Jordan and Lebanon
Syrian refugees have lived through almost 10 years of displacement, a situation which is likely to continue for the foreseeable future. At this uncertain juncture, with economic downturn due to the COVID-19 pandemic, now more than ever there is a critical need for supporting livelihoods and enhancing prospects for durable solutions in both Jordan and Lebanon.
FUTURA: fostering the transition of unaccompanied children to adulthood
The International Rescue Committee (IRC), through funding from EEA Grants, will establish 10 Supported Independent Living (SIL) apartments in Athens, with a capacity of 40 places to accommodate asylum seeking unaccompanied children aged 16 years old and above. The IRC will provide quality accommodation and a holistic package of individualized support services to at least 120 UAC over a duration of 33 months. In cooperation with public entities, we will facilitate access of these adolescents to training opportunities and accelerate the referral and transfer of unaccompanied children in Supported Independent Living apartments.
The Shadow Pandemic: Gender-Based Violence among Rohingya refugees in Cox's Bazar
IRC report assesses the underlying drivers of gender-based violence in Cox's Bazar.
IRC Squat Challenge Fundraising guide
IRC Squat Challenge fundraising guide
IRC Squat Challenge FAQs
Frequently asked questions for the IRC squat challenge
COVID-19 in humanitarian crises: a double emergency
The four countries discussed in this report—South Sudan, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen—as well as camps for displaced populations around the world have weakened health systems unable to meet existing needs.
Global Rapid Gender Analysis for COVID-19
This joint IRC and CARE report seeks to deepen the current gender analysis available by encompassing learning from global gender data available for the COVID-19 public health emergency.