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.
At a recently established refugee camp in northern Iraq, the International Rescue Committee is providing lifesaving water, sanitation and other essential aid to Syrian families forced to flee their homeland. (October 2013)
An essential part of the International Rescue Committee's refugee resettlement efforts in 22 U.S. cities, the New Roots program connects refugees and others who are building new lives in the United States with the land, tools and training they need to grow healthy, fresh food for their families and communities. (September 2013)
The International Rescue Committee is preparing to provide water, sanitation and other critical support in camps in northern Iraq that will host tens of thousands of refugees who have recently crossed the border from Syria. (September 2013)
Learn more about how the IRC is helping Syrian refugees and others impacted by the crisis in Syria.