International Rescue Committee (IRC)

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IRC Press Coverage

July 21, 2014 - 

An aid worker for the International Rescue Committee shares one day in the refugee camps of Northern Iraq.

July 20, 2014 - 

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.

July 19, 2014 - 

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.

July 18, 2014 - 

Five diplomatic refugees who came to the United States for a new start graduated from a non-profit from Emeryville on Friday.

July 18, 2014 - 

Four refugees and three immigrants graduated Friday from The Bread Project's three-week bakery-producing boot camp. The nonprofit teaches food-industry skills to low-income people and helps them find jobs.

July 18, 2014 - 

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. 

July 17, 2014 - 

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. 

July 16, 2014 - 

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.