IRC in the News
David Miliband, president and CEO of the IRC, has heard stories of many appalling atrocities, but the scale of suffering in Syria has shocked him to the core.
The International Rescue Committee says early rains in South Sudan have created catastrophic conditions for thousands of displaced people. The humanitarian agency says it’s a race against time to provide shelter, sanitation and clean water.
As the third anniversary of the conflict in Syria approaches, former British Foreign Secretary David Miliband has described the international response to the crisis as the "defining collective failure of this century so far".
The 2014 theme for the 2014 United Nations' International Women's Day, "Equality for women is progress for all," underscores the fact that a better world for women is simply a better world for everyone.
Women and young girls are struggling daily in the Central African Republic. Sectarian violence has left hundreds of people dead. But the women who survive live in constant fear of attack, according to the International Rescue Committee.