IRC in the News
Aid agencies dismissed on Wednesday the idea of relocating hundreds of thousands of storm-hit Syrian refugees across the Middle East, citing the large number of refugees, a shortage of funding and a lack of authority.
Available literature and NGO reports show that there is no safe space for Syrian women refugees, neither in private nor in public space, as they face multiple forms of violence as a result of the conflict and displacement.
Despite its reputation for anti-immigrant politicians, Texas has led the nation in refugee resettlements for the last four years and continues to attract others who move here on their own, due in large part to a strong economy.
Gwen Ifill speaks with Indira Lakshmanan of Bloomberg News, David Ignatius of the Washington Post and David Miliband of the International Rescue Committee about this past year’s biggest global challenges, and what conflicts to expect in the coming year.
David Miliband, president and chief executive officer of International Rescue Committee and a former U.K. foreign secretary, talks about the International Rescue Committee's aid efforts in global crises.