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As violence intensifies, Syrians need help now

Millions of families need critical aid in northwest Syria and other crisis areas. Help provide medical care and emergency cash assistance so families can meet their most pressing needs, such as food, winter clothing, and shelter.

How the IRC helps in Syria

Help Syrians and people around the world whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict.


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