Reports and resources
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.
A Guide for Client Responsive Staff Management
The purpose of A Guide for Client Responsive Staff Management is to provide guidance and resources to staff of humanitarian agencies on the competencies required to develop a client responsive orientation.
Everything on her shoulders: rapid assessment on gender and violence against women and girls in the Ebola outbreak in Beni, DRC
In December 2018, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) completed an assessment in Beni, DRC, with the aim of examining the effects of the EVD outbreak and response on women and girls, and specifically how the outbreak has impacted women and girls’ experience of violence, also considering the pre-existing context of insecurity in which they live.
IRC U.S. Refugee and Asylum Policy Newsletter – February 2019
Highlights, data, helpful resources and the IRC’s response to current U.S. refugee and asylum issues from the IRC’s Global Policy and Advocacy team.
Refugee resettlement by the numbers: Admissions plummet in FY18
Nationwide refugee admissions dropped precipitously in Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) compared to the year prior and historic trends.
Foreign Affairs: A battle plan for the World Bank
In "A Battle Plan for the World Bank," a piece published in Foreign Affairs, IRC president and CEO David Miliband explains why refugees are at the center of the fight against poverty.
Protection, participation and potential: women and girls in Yemen’s war
Nearly 4 years of war in Yemen has led to the largest humanitarian crisis in the world. The war has had a unique impact on women and girls, exacerbating pre-existing vulnerabilities and inequalities rooted in patriarchal structures and norms.
Choices, chances and safety in crisis: a model for women’s economic empowerment
Women are more likely to live in poorer households globally than men. Countries where this is evident are predominantly fragile or conflict-affected. In order to meet the Sustainable Development Goals and ensure no one is left behind, women’s economic empowerment must be prioritized and resourced in crisis contexts.
2018 Health Research Highlights
Some highlights from IRC’s health research portfolio in 2018
IRC Emergency Watchlist 2019
The IRC’s Watchlist 2019 highlights the countries we believe are at greatest risk of experiencing the worst humanitarian crises over the coming year.
IRC comment opposing proposed changes to the public charge rule
On Dec. 10, 2018, the International Rescue Committee submitted a comment in response to the Department of Homeland Security Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, “Inadmissibility on public charge grounds."