Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright speaks at the International Rescue Committee's Freedom Award Dinner in New York on November 6, 2013.
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U.S. President Bill Clinton addresses International Rescue Committee supporters at our annual Freedom Award Dinner on November 6, 2013. The event, held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York, highlighted the growing need for the IRC’s work around the world and honored businessman and philanthropist George Soros for his support of democracy and human rights.
This Election Day, for the first time, Bushra Naji will head to the polls with millions of other Americans. Forced to flee violence in Iraq, Bushra and her family were resettled by the IRC in New York City in 2008.
Decades of conflict have left the Central African Republic (CAR) one of the poorest countries in the world. Near anarchy in the wake of the most recent coup, CAR is now facing a food crisis. The International Rescue Committee's Peter Biro shot this video from the field. (Posted November 4, 2013)
This winter, for hundreds of thousands of Syrian families who have taken shelter in lightweight tents or war-scarred buildings, there will be no escape from the cold. See what the IRC is doing to get ready.