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Syrian boy lies on the ground under a blanket
Emergency appeal

Syrian families need our help

Syrians are struggling to survive a war that has lasted almost a decade—nearly 1 million have been uprooted in the northwest in the last three months alone. As violence escalates, children are dying from extreme cold and families have run out of options.

Inside the IRC's work in Syria

Join the IRC and our partners in the Global Emergency Response Coalition to help Syrians in urgent need.


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

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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