International Rescue Committee (IRC)

IRC in the News

IRC Press Coverage

April 2, 2014 - 

According to the International Rescue Committee’s president and CEO, David Miliband, the international community is failing to give the proper aid, comfort and protection needed by Syria’s civilians and refugees. 


April 1, 2014 - 

Former British Foreign Secretary David Miliband joins Chicago Tonight to discuss his new job as chief of the International Rescue Committee.

March 26, 2014 - 

The war in Syria is not only descending into a war without end. It is a war without law — international humanitarian law.  In an op-ed for TIME, IRC president and CEO David Miliband calls for the appointment of a full-time Humanitarian Envoy.

March 24, 2014 - 

David Miliband, the former UK foreign secretary and president of the International Rescue Committee, has urged international donors and investors to ensure refugees living in Thailand are not forgotten amid an increase in engagement with the Myanmar government.

March 24, 2014 - 

Former British Foreign Secretary David Miliband speaks to Beverley O'Connor on the issue of two million Myanmar migrants.

March 21, 2014 - 

Richard Horton contends that key global stakeholders have not only failed to discuss the impact of social chaos on health, but have actively stymied the conversation. We welcome Horton's focus on a topic that has not received the attention or action it deserves.  However, Horton fails to account for the considerable work done by non-governmental organisations (NGOs), advocacy groups, and others to document social chaos and its effects. 

March 19, 2014 - 

The Guardian's panel of experts, including the IRC's Denise Furnell (global director of safety and security), advise on how to keep people and projects safe during development work.

March 18, 2014 - 

Monday morning was a nail-biter for medical students across the nation. It marked the beginning of Match Week, when soon-to-be doctors find out whether they got into residency programs.