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Help refugees survive winter

This winter, millions of refugee children and families are caught in dangerously cold weather in places like Syria or Afghanistan. Your donation today can help provide them with emergency shelter, food, clothing and blankets.

How the IRC helps in Syria

Your gift will help people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster.


Rescuing lives worldwide

The IRC responds to some of the world's worst crises, delivering aid that saves lives while paving the way for long-term recovery.

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

News & features

Press updates

Why the IRC

Please join me in supporting the International Rescue Committee. They help families just like yours and mine to survive, recover, and live their lives with hope and dignity.

Patrick StewartInternational Rescue Committee supporter