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Jun 20, 2017, 11:31 ET The International Rescue Committee, YouTube and YouTube stars team up to release #MoreThanARefugee video series

According to the latest figures, more than 65.6 million people last year were forced to flee their homes because of crisis and disaster. This World...


Jun 20, 2016, 10:35 ET Queen Rania of Jordan and Dr. Merryl Tisch Join the International Rescue Committee Board of Directors

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) today announced the addition of Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah and Dr. Merryl H. Tisch to its board of...


Mar 14, 2016, 12:01 ET HBO and Game of Thrones Join with the International Rescue Committee to Launch 'RESCUE HAS NO BOUNDARIES'

Tomorrow, as the world marks the 5th anniversary of the Syrian civil war, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) announces it is teaming up with...


Oct 22, 2015, 10:55 ET New localized website connects refugees in Europe to vital information

The International Rescue Committee, in partnership with Google and Mercy Corps, has launched refugeeinfo.eu – a new hyper-local site that provides...


Oct 08, 2015, 10:08 ET The International Rescue Committee Launches Search for Creative Agency

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) today announced it is requesting proposals from creative agencies to support the development of a new brand...


Apr 27, 2015, 04:24 ET The IRC Launches Crowd-Sourced Reviews and Ratings Site For Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) one of the world's leading humanitarian organizations providing relief and resettlement services to people...


Feb 12, 2015, 12:15 ET International Rescue Committee sends emergency team as humanitarian crisis deteriorates

The International Rescue Committee today announced it is sending an emergency field team to Ukraine as Minsk peace talks concluded. With reports of...


Feb 11, 2015, 10:57 ET GE Foundation, Jhpiego and the International Rescue Committee Highlight Ebola Relief at New York Fashion Week Pop-Up

The GE Foundation, global health non-profit Jhpiego and the International Rescue Committee (IRC) are hosting an event focused on the use of design to ...


Dec 05, 2014, 02:30 ET The International Rescue Committee Expands Fight against Ebola; Pioneers Ebola Care with Robust Electronic Medical Records

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) today announced that it is testing and plans to deploy electronic medical records in the fight against Ebola....


Oct 09, 2014, 02:00 ET IRC Community-Partnership Approach Helps Reduce Ebola Spread in Targeted West African Communities; David Miliband in Region to Meet with Staff and Community Leaders, Encourage International NGOs to Embrace Effective Community-Partnership Approach

Visiting the region today, International Rescue Committee (IRC) president and CEO David Miliband said that while the pledges of increased numbers of...


Sep 18, 2014, 07:00 ET Syria's women and girls plead for change from international community as relentless violence and abuse continues

The international community, including governments, UN agencies, and NGOs, have been strong on rhetoric but weak on follow through when it comes to...


Sep 03, 2013, 07:45 ET David Miliband, Former UK Foreign Secretary, Takes Helm of International Rescue Committee

David Miliband begins his new role today as President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee, a global humanitarian organization assisting...


Mar 27, 2013, 03:00 ET David Miliband, Former UK Foreign Secretary, Appointed President of International Rescue Committee

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) today announced the appointment of David Miliband, 47, former Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom, as...


Feb 12, 2013, 02:09 ET George Rupp to Step Down This Summer As President of International Rescue Committee

The International Rescue Committee formally announced today that George Rupp plans to step down this summer as president of the global humanitarian...


Jan 14, 2013, 05:10 ET Syria Displacement Crisis Worsens as Protracted Humanitarian Emergency Looms

Nearly two years into Syria's civil war, the region faces a staggering humanitarian disaster, requiring the international community to urgently scale ...


Sep 10, 2012, 08:05 ET 'Growing Good from the Ground Up': International Rescue Committee launches campaign to support innovative New Roots program for refugees in U.S.

The International Rescue Committee has launched a campaign to support New Roots, a dynamic community gardening and nutrition program that enables...


Jun 11, 2012, 11:02 ET International Rescue Committee Names Sharon Waxman VP for Public Policy and Advocacy

Sharon Waxman will join the International Rescue Committee in late August as Vice President for Public Policy and Advocacy and Director of its...