International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Crisis Watch

Syria Crisis

Helping Syrian Refugees

One-third of Syria's population has been driven from their homes by violent conflict, including 5 million people who remain inside Syria and 2 million who have fled across the borders. The IRC provides lifesaving assistance.

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Darfur

Ongoing Crisis

More than a decade after the start of the Darfur conflict in Sudan, over 1.4 million people still live in camps. These refugees remain dependent on humanitarian aid for survival.

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South Sudan

Protecting Women

IRC emergency health and protection programs are helping vulnerable women and girls who have fled to South Sudan to escape flaring violence across the border in Sudan’s Nuba Mountain region.

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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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