The IRC will put in place high-impact, cost-effective solutions that help people affected by crisis. We'll also use our learning and experience to shape humanitarian policy and practice in ways that improve the lives of more people worldwide.
The world is urbanising rapidly and natural disasters and displacement crises will increasingly occur in urban settings.
Violence against women and girls is endemic in areas affected by conflict and disaster, and its consequences are both devastating and lasting.
We provide temporary cash relief to people whose lives and livelihoods have been shattered by conflict and disaster
Millions of people, particularly women and children, die from preventable causes in countries affected by conflict and natural disasters.
Education is the ultimate empowerment tool for children, their families and communities to survive and recover from conflict or crisis.
Trapped in countries plagued by crisis, many people cannot access resources they need to ensure their own safety.
Economic wellbeing means people have their most basic survival needs met and have sustainable income and assets so they can prosper.
If people do not know their rights or have the power to make important decisions, they will struggle to improve their lives.
Six strategic objectives drive greater impact in our work in the U.S. and internationally. Learn more about IRC2020