International Rescue Committee (IRC)

IRC Voices: Vu Dang

After the fall of Saigon in 1975, Vu Dang, the former International Rescue Committee regional director for Washington D.C., fled Vietnam with his family. His was one of thousands of families that did so. They arrived at California's Camp Pendleton and, Vu remembers, The IRC was there to really lead the largest refugee resettlement in U.S. history.

In this IRC Voices interview, Vu speaks about refugees as heroes and their journeys in search for something better.

About IRC Voices:

For over 75 years, the IRC has been responding to the world's worst crises. Meet some of our extended family: dedicated IRC staff members who tackle enormous challenges to change lives; courageous refugees we've led through their journeys from harm to home; and committed leaders, thinkers and supporters who help us protect human freedom and dignity.

(2 min, 11 sec)