Delivering lasting impact

Welcome to the International Rescue Committee in the EU. We work to shape European policies in order to help people affected by humanitarian crises - including the climate crisis - 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
  • 2022-advocate
    We advocate
    on behalf of people caught in crisis, encouraging governments to work smarter and do more
David Miliband

This is about the rescue of us and our values as well as the rescue of refugees and their lives.

David Miliband
President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee
About our work with the European Union

The International Rescue Committee partners with the European Union to provide life-saving support to people caught in conflict and disasters around the world. Our work funded by the EU enables people to survive, recover and rebuild their lives.