IRC in the News
Global humanitarian agency the International Rescue Committee (IRC) is partnering with a number of news organisations to create a multimedia information service called Tawasul to help Syrians access humanitarian aid.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Syrian refugees will soon be able to receive news on how to obtain aid by a new information platform, being launched by the International Rescue Committee (IRC) early next year.
To make sure the most vulnerable people of Syria are kept informed about what’s happening in their war-torn nation, global humanitarian agency the International Rescue Committee has teamed up with Internews to launch a new service called Tawasul, which means connection.
IRC President & CEO David Miliband, from Beirut, talks to Channel 4 News' Jon Snow about the Beirut bombings in front of the Iranian Embassy in the context of the Syrian civil war.
While the world has focused much attention and millions of dollars on proving food and physical supplies to millions of refugees fleeing conflict in Syria, foreign correspondent Janine di Giovanni travelled to Lebanon, where she found that one of the most urgent needs of refugees is information. (This post is in collaboration with the International Rescue Committee)
Sharon Waxman, IRC's VP of Public Policy and Advocacy, talks on CSPAN's Washignton Journal about the work the International Rescue Committee is doing to provide aid to the Philippines which was struck by Typhoon Haiyan the previous week.
An opinion piece on GlobalPost by Sharon Waxman, IRC's Vice President of Public Policy & Advocacy, on how the international community must support Somalia’s efforts to provide physical safety and basic services.