IRC in the News
Families in cars stacked with surfboards cruise into the San Mateo Campground on the northern edge of San Diego County. Clear skies beckon them for a weekend of beach camping. But drive inland 4 miles and there's an entirely different kind of camp. Tidy rows of Quonsets — half-rounded bunk rooms made of corrugated metal — make up Camp Talega, which is on the northernmost part of Camp Pendleton.
Latest violence has exposed Yemen's vulnerability - endemic poverty, poor governance, and dwindling resources.
If history is any measure, the ongoing rescue efforts in Nepal will continue to bear fruit.
Joshua Redman traveled to Myanmar (also known as Burma) with the International Rescue Committee in February 2015 to visit IRC-run maternal health and community engagement programs. He spoke with villagers who were building roads and water systems based on community consensus gained through an election organized by the IRC—giving some villagers the chance to vote for the very first time.
David Miliband, the President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee (IRC)—an organization that provides aid to victims of conflict and disaster—will deliver the Graduation Address to the Harvard Kennedy School class of 2015 at 2 pm on May 27, dean David Ellwood announced this month.
Community-Driven Development (CDD) instinctively makes sense – give people the power to determine and control their own development projects and you get better results, right? Wrong. This briefing explores why, at least in some post-conflict countries, CDD doesn’t deliver as promised.