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News from Baltimore, MD

Get the latest updates and event listings from the International Rescue Committee in Baltimore, MD, and learn how you can help welcome newly arrived refugees.

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Resettling Afghan refugees in Baltimore and beyond among the most complex ‘humanitarian challenges in American history’

Commentary on the Afghan evacuation and resettlement in Baltimore from the IRC in Maryland's executive director.

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Apply for summer 2022 internships by Monday, March 21!

We are now accepting applications for summer internships! Applications are due by 5pm ET on Monday, March 21, 2022. Internships run from May 20 - August 12, 2022.

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IRC’s Emergency Response Fund for Afghans resettled in Maryland

The IRC's Welcome to Maryland Fund supports Afghans evacuated to the U.S. and resettled in Maryland.

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Update! Watch the October 7th webinar recording on IRC's Afghan Emergency Response in the US

Update! Watch the October 7th webinar recording on IRC's Afghan Emergency Response in the US

Volunteer

Internships (Fall, Spring, Summer, Academic Year)

Internships are a great way to gain applied experience in humanitarian work. Every intern works under the supervision of an IRC staff member and helps fulfill our mission to welcome and support humanitarian immigrant clients in Baltimore.

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Donation Guidelines

Read below to find out ways to donate needed items to IRC clients.

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Fighting hunger among newcomers in the United States

High rates of unemployment and Covid-19 infection among New American community members has contributed heavily to lack of stable access to adequate amounts of nutritious food . Refugees and immigrants have been some of the hardest hit populations in the country, disproportionately experiencing food and nutritional insecurity due to their high rates of employment in “gig economy” and other job sectors like food, hotel, and health which have been heavily impacted by the pandemic. Help new American communities combat hunger with a gift to IRC's food security programs in the U.S.

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Becoming an HVAC technician in Baltimore

Five years after arriving in Baltimore from his native Afghanistan, IRC client Mohammad is now working as an HVAC technician with the help of IRC's career development services.

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IRC launches multilingual vaccine line in partnership with Baltimore City

If you or someone you know is interested in more information about how to get a COVID-19 vaccine, please text or call us at 571-412-1202. We will return your message with an interpreter in your preferred language and schedule an appointment at a time and location that works best for you.

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Revisiting the Ashraf Family, a year later

Despite pandemic related challenges, the family has had many successes.

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