Twitter: Welcome from the IRC
Welcome, everyone visiting the International Rescue Committee from Twitter — we're glad you're here.
Who we are
The IRC was founded in 1933 at the suggestion of Albert Einstein. We are on the ground in more than 40 countries, providing emergency relief, assisting refugees, and rebuilding lives and communities in the wake of war and disaster. In 22 cities across the United States, we help refugees resettle in the U.S. and become self-sufficient.
Responding to crisis
- Haiti: We are on the ground in Port-au-Prince delivering help to those devastated by the Haiti earthquake
- Pakistan: We are providing food, shelter, water and health care to thousands of families displaced by fighting between Pakistani forces and Taliban militants
- Iraqi Refugees: We're delivering vital assistance to thousands of uprooted families in Iraq, Jordan and Syria and helping Iraqi refugees rebuild their lives in the U.S.
How you can get involved
Tweet About Us
Follow @theIRC on Twitter, if you don't already. Retweet our crisis updates and emergency campaigns, and recommend us to your followers on #charitytuesday and #followfriday (or any other day!).
Also, meet our colleagues at the Women's Refugee Commission who are tweeting at @wrcommission
For updates from crisis zones you won't get anywhere else, sign up for IRC e-mail.
If you're a journalist, please visit our media center.
Your generous support will provide lifesaving aid for refugees fleeing the Darfur crisis, as well as those escaping violence and devastation in Pakistan, Congo, Zimbabwe, and elsewhere around the world.
Learn about IRC volunteer opportunities in the U.S., around the world and even online.