International Rescue Committee (IRC)

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IRC Press Coverage

March 11, 2014 - 

Thousands of people have fled northeastern Nigeria in recent weeks amid reports of atrocities against civilians. The U.N. refugee agency, UNHCR, says it is increasingly alarmed at the rising level of violence. 

March 8, 2014 - 

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.

March 8, 2014 - 

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.

March 5, 2014 - 

 From a home invasion to a terrorist attack, International Rescue Committee's director of global safety and security talks about what NGOs and their staff can do to prevent crime.

February 28, 2014 - 

Those caught in conflict and natural disasters are part of growing trend exemplified by Syria, South Sudan and the Philippines.

February 28, 2014 - 

International Rescue Committee President David Miliband said the numbers of displaced Syrians is staggering. He said of the country's 22 million people, one in two Syrians has been displaced from their homes since the civil war began nearly three years ago. 

February 27, 2014 - 

The International Rescue Committee's new CEO takes on a new role after British government posts. A Q&A with David Miliband.

February 25, 2014 - 

Aisha Bain, advocacy adviser for the International Rescue Committee's Women's Protection and Empowering Unit, told Thomson Reuters Foundation that there was enough data on gender-based violence to act swiftly and effectively.