IRC in the News
Residents of war-torn South Sudan are enduring "unspeakable abuse and violence" as well as the threat of famine, a leading aid agency said in a report Monday.
The situation in South Sudan is bad and getting worse, a new report from the International Rescue Committee (IRC) finds.
Exclusive: As South Sudan's civil war enters its second year, the world must not look away as its youngest country stands on the brink of famine, says former foreign secretary.
Although the Ebola crisis may have abated somewhat, the fight to contain the epidemic and help its victims continues in West Africa. At a press conference in New York, Nicole Walden of the International Rescue Committee offered an update. The IRC helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by disaster to recover and gain control of their futures.
Amid the raging Syrian refugee crisis and the “worst” Ebola epidemic in history, Swedish telecommunications firm Ericsson on Friday announced a partnership with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) to improve disaster and crisis response using mobile technology.
Most entrepreneurs avoid even the appearance of getting involved in international warfare or its fallout. So Hamdi Ulukaya, the founder of Chobani, made headlines last month, when he pledged $2 million to help refugees fleeing Islamic State militants and the fighting against them in Syria and Iraq.