International Rescue Committee (IRC)

We can be Heroes Support the IRC's Drought Response

In times of crisis, we are stronger together. That's why the International Rescue Committee is proud to join Save the Children and Mercy Corps in partnering with DC Entertainment as part of the We Can be Heroes campaign. Together, we aim to raise awareness and funds for drought and famine relief efforts in the Horn of Africa to support our lifesaving work.

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How the IRC is responding to the drought

Millions of people from communities devastated by East Africa's worst drought in 60 years still need urgent help, but ongoing violence is making it harder to reach them. The IRC, with over 10 years of experience in the region, is continuing to deliver lifesaving aid.

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How IRC Supporters helped rescue 7-month-old Minhaj

The gaunt face of baby Minhaj Gedi Farah came to signify the plight of thousands of malnourished children fleeing famine-devastated Somalia. Today Minaj is the picture of health, thanks to dedicated doctors and nurses at an IRC hospital.

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How a little boy was saved from starvation

In a drought-stricken community -- where children were dropping out of school to search for water for their families -- the IRC installed two large storage tanks and started delivering water for the students to carry home.

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