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.
Not All That Bleeds is Ebola – how the DRC outbreak impacts reproductive health
In 2019, IRC led an assessment in DRC to understand the impact of Ebola response on reproductive health services and to make recommendations for improving care.
Narrowing the gender gap in Yemen: A gender analysis by the IRC
The IRC's first IRC gender analysis in Yemen with a programmatic focus revealed the “big picture” gender-related data trends with a focus on health, WASH, food security, multi-purpose cash assistance and NFI distributions, education and protection.
IRC comment opposing proposed expansion of asylum bars
These changes would constitute an unnecessary and punitive overhaul of the asylum protections enshrined in U.S. and international law.
IRC comment opposing proposed USCIS fee schedule changes
These proposed changes would disproportionately harm low-income immigrants by creating financial barriers to the progress of an immigrant’s integration in the U.S., delaying or even preventing status that is critical to safety, security and protection.
IRC Emergency Watchlist 2020
Watchlist 2020 highlights the countries where the IRC assesses there to be the greatest risk of a major deterioration in the humanitarian situation in the coming year.
Girl Empower impact evaluation
The Girl Empower program aimed to equip adolescent girls with the skills and experiences necessary to make healthy, strategic life choices and to stay safe from sexual violence.
Navigating the shift to digital humanitarian assistance
Lessons from the IRC’s experience shifting first from in-kind to cash and from physical cash to digital cash; enabling factors and barriers to working with digital payment providers, including mobile money.
Watchlist 2020 technical notes
The 2019 Watchlist was developed by building on methodologies implemented in previous years to identify countries at risk of humanitarian crisis in the coming year. The methods used for the 2020 Watchlist are described here to ensure transparency and reproducibility.
Supporting Adolescents and their Families in Emergencies (SAFE) Project Brief
SAFE is a protection and psychosocial support program model and resource package for front-line actors to engage adolescents in the early phase of an emergency response.
Ruled out of work: Refugee women’s legal right to work
This briefing assesses the impact of the law on refugee women’s right to work and access economic opportunities in high refugee hosting countries.