Mobile medical teams with the International Rescue Committee reach out to the most vulnerable Syrians in and around Mafraq and Irbird, northern cities in Jordan where the largest number of refugees live. Meet a team of IRC doctors, midwives, nurses and community health workers who helping to make sure refugees living on the fringe receive the care they need. Learn more at Rescue.org/Syria
Syrian refugee girls living in Jordan have experienced the trauma of their country’s civil war, the loss of loved ones and their homes and the struggle to survive in a new country. The International Rescue Committee's Vision not Victim program gives these young girls the skills and support they need to build a better future for themselves.
Ebalo Raimond is an ambitious seven-year-old boy. He wants to learn how to read, speak French and play football. He dreams of becoming a policeman some day. Ebalo is just one of the thousands of children living in the Nyarugusu refugee camp in Tanzania receiving vital education with the support of the International Rescue Committee.
With the help of the International Rescue Committee’s dedicated staff in Baltimore, a refugee mother from Myanmar reunites with her son after spending 10 years apart. This was the Mother’s Day gift she had been dreaming of for a decade. Watch the moment when they finally meet again.
World-renowned jazz musician and IRC Voice Joshua Redman recently visited the remote areas of Myanmar (also known as Burma), where the International Rescue Committee provides health and development support to villages. Redman was inspired by the community's commitment to rebuild their lives for a better future.
After witnessing the death of 15 relatives and neighbors, Gloria Ibrahim fled with her three small children to the city of Yola where an estimated 400,000 people have sought safety from a violent insurgency in Nigeria's northeast. The International Rescue Committee is leading the humanitarian response for tens of thousands of people.
The International Rescue Committee provides temporary care and shelter in both Zaatari and Azraq refugee camps in Jordan for more than 1,300 unaccompanied children, making the dangerous journey from Syria. Close to 1,000 have been reunited with their families. Learn more: http://www.Rescue.org/Syria
Despite the daily hardships of her new life, Jamalat, 43, has sought ways to help others less fortunate than she has been. Learning of the plight of five siblings whose parents were killed in Syria, the mother of seven opened her home.