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Crisis watch

Displacement around the world continues to reach record levels, with millions risking their lives for safety. As countries struggle to deal with the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, the needs of the most vulnerable must not be neglected or forgotten. See the top 10 crisis countries in 2021.

Delivering lasting impact

The IRC responds to some of the world's worst crises, delivering aid that saves lives while paving the way for long-term recovery.

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

We resettle

refugees welcomed by the United States, helping them to succeed and thrive

Our work in action

Why the IRC

[The IRC] has served the world for generations. I am a proud supporter of this splendid, hard-working, efficient, beautiful organization—and I hope that you will join me.

Meryl StreepInternational Rescue Committee supporter (Photo: Brigitte Lacombe)