Our work

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover and gain control of their future. In more than 40 countries and over 20 U.S. cities, our dedicated teams provide clean water, shelter, health care, education and empowerment support to refugees and displaced people. Here are highlights of our impact over a year:

In 2019, the IRC and our international programme partners:

In the United States in 2019, the IRC: 

Download the IRC's 2019 Annual Report.

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