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COVID-19 is spreading to warzones

Yemeni families live in cramped conditions, without clean water and sanitation, hiding from airstrikes on civilians. They are at high risk of contracting COVID-19. Your gift can help them survive and support our work worldwide.

Learn more about the crisis in Yemen

Your gift will help us as we work to save lives in Yemen and in countries around the world.


Delivering lasting impact

The IRC helps people to survive, recover and rebuild their lives.

We serve

people whose lives have been upended by war, conflict and natural disasters

We work

in countries where people don’t have the support they need to recover from crisis

We respond

within 72 hours, staying to help countries stabilize and people rebuild their lives

We resettle

refugees welcomed by the United States, helping them to succeed and thrive

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Why the IRC

Founded at the suggestion of Albert Einstein, the IRC is a gold-standard organization working in some of the toughest neighborhoods around the globe.

Nicholas KristofColumnist for The New York Times, winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, and son of a refugee