International Rescue Committee (IRC)

IRC in the News

IRC Press Coverage

November 21, 2014 - 

Dr. Sharon McDonnell, a public health epidemiologist from Yarmouth, will volunteer with the International Rescue Committee.

November 21, 2014 - 

Sara Crowder of Utahns Against Hunger and Grace Henley of the International Rescue Committee both spoke at the banquet. The speakers depicted what hunger is like in Utah and how their organizations help.

November 21, 2014 - 

Thousands of aid workers from across the United States place themselves in harm’s way for humanity, including one local organization that says it’s willing to go placed most others won’t.

November 21, 2014 - 

The logical framework — or “logframe” — approach to planning, monitoring and evaluation of development programs is gaining traction among the international aid community, but does this system truly work for beneficiaries?

November 20, 2014 - 

From the capture of Mosul by ISIL to the siege of Kobani, the political and media focus on what used to be called the Syrian civil war has changed. The battlefield has become more complex as the images have become ever more brutal.  Yet one thing has not become more complex: the human suffering on the part of millions of Syrians fleeing their homes in fear of their lives, or stuck in them desperately trying to survive. 

November 20, 2014 - 

Thousands of Syrians, mostly women and children, have been stranded for weeks on Jordan’s border, according to international aid agencies who say Jordan appears to be increasingly turning away Syrians fleeing war at home.

November 19, 2014 - 

The Spice Kitchen Incubator is a community program that helps immigrants start a full-time or part-time food business. The entrepreneurs follow a formula for success as they work through the program, and Spice Kitchen provides a fully stocked commercial kitchen space and classes, where food handling and kitchen operations are taught.

November 19, 2014 - 

She washes her hands in chlorine more than 30 times a day, endures the agony of her patients dying, and is fighting against an illness which has no known cure.  Working with Ebola patients in the desperate health centres of Liberia isn't the normal career path of a clinical psychologist, but it's the reality of Dr Theresa Jones' working day.