IRC in the News
An aid worker for the International Rescue Committee shares one day in the refugee camps of Northern Iraq.
SHE's been a big voice in opera since 2005, now Danielle de Niese is hoping she can make some noise about Tanzania's refugee crisis for the International Rescue Committee.
Athens-Clarke County this year will begin welcoming an increasing number of refugees fleeing conflict in their native lands for a new home in the U.S.
Five diplomatic refugees who came to the United States for a new start graduated from a non-profit from Emeryville on Friday.
The ABC15 Investigators have learned the city has filed 406 criminal counts because of what city prosecutors say is the poor condition of the Woodbridge Apartment Complex. Many of the residents of Woodbridge were refugees who fled from extreme persecution in war-torn countries.
The authors of an International Rescue Committee literature review on preventing gender-based violence came to a conclusion: “Awareness campaigns [about gender-based violence] often propagate a descriptive norm that [violent] behavior is prevalent in the community, perhaps licensing violent behavior rather than activating behavior to reduce GBV,” they wrote.
When Syria's rebels were on the offensive in 2012, they captured the eastern half of Aleppo and the surrounding countryside. But now President Bashar Assad's troops are poised to retake all of the city that is the largest in Syria and served as the prewar financial capital.