International Rescue Committee (IRC)

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Syria Crisis

Four Years On

More than four years into the Syria conflict, the International Rescue Committee continues to provide emergency assistance to Syrian refugees and Syrians trapped by the violence inside their country.

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Humanitarian Aid 2015

Growth Industry

In 2014, there were more than 50 million people displaced by crisis around the world. New displacement could be on the way.

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South Sudan

Emergency Assistance

After a long and brutal conflict, South Sudan seceded from Sudan in 2011. Today, the world's newest nation is consumed by its own civil war.

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Responding to Crisis

The gravest threat to human lives usually occurs in the initial stages of a major emergency. The IRC maintains an Emergency Response Team that can be deployed to the site of a crisis on 72 hours notice. 

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