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The International Rescue Committee uses our learning and experience to assist people affected by crisis and shape humanitarian policy and practice. Browse our research and resources. 

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IRC comment opposing harmful proposed changes to the U.S. asylum system

The IRC submitted a public comment in response to the Trump Administration’s harmful proposed changes to the U.S. asylum system.

July 15, 2020
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Toolkit: Act now to save America’s asylum system

A toolkit from the IRC to respond to the Trump Administration’s harmful proposed regulations dismantling the U.S. asylum system.

July 7, 2020
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A decade in search of work: a review of policy commitments for Syrian refugees’ livelihoods in Jordan and Lebanon

This report builds on the International Rescue Committee’s previous reports "In Search of Work" and "Still In Search of Work", which reviewed progress on livelihoods commitments made by host and donor countries through the Jordan Compact from 2016 to mid 2018.

June 29, 2020
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The IRC joins legal brief opposing the Trump Administration's state-by-state refugee ban

The International Rescue Committee filed an amicus brief in support of this litigation and the national injunction on June 2, with partners. This brief reinforces our commitment to the US refugee resettlement system, the communities where we work, and the refugees who seek to rebuild their lives here in safety and freedom.

June 26, 2020
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The Essentials for Responding to Violence Against Women and Girls During and After COVID-19

THE ESSENTIALS FOR RESPONDING TO VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS DURING AND AFTER COVID-19

June 26, 2020
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IRC three-month impact report on COVID-19 (June 2020)

Some countries the IRC serves are only beginning to experience the impact of COVID-19. The IRC is using lessons from countries further along in their responses to scale our impact in areas where COVID-19 is spreading.

June 23, 2020
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The cost of living: COVID-19 humanitarian cash transfers to prevent hunger and hardship

The IRC finds conflict-affected countries need $1.7B to limit potential hunger brought on by COVID-19, $760M needed in high refugee-hosting developing countries.

June 17, 2020
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Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) at the International Rescue Committee

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) at the International Rescue Committee

June 16, 2020
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Child Health at the International Rescue Committee

Child Health at the International Rescue Committee

June 15, 2020
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A WIN-WIN: Multi-year flexible funding is better for people and better value for donors

This report by International Rescue Committee (IRC), with support from Development Initiatives (DI), builds on the already strong evidence base for multi-year flexible funding. A comparative analysis of two cash programmes in Somalia funded by DFID and Sida, which draws on data collected using the Systematic Cost Analysis (SCAN) tool developed by IRC with Save the Children and Mercy Corps, provides preliminary indications of quantifiable cost efficiency gains of multi-year funding.

June 15, 2020

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