International Rescue Commitee

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises, helping people whose live and livelihood are shattered by complicit to survive, recover and gain control of their future. IRC restore health, safety, education, economic wellbeing and power to people devastated by conflict and disaster.

South Sudan crisis briefing

The region of southern Sudan had spent decades in the grip of ongoing conflict before South Sudan gained independence in 2011. The IRC provides lifesaving assistance and humanitarian aid to vulnerable South Sudanese who are trying to rebuild their lives and restore peace.

Yemen crisis briefing

Yemen, located on the southern tip of the Arabian Peninsula, is plagued by widespread violence, poverty, malnutrition and cholera, amounting to one of the world’s most severe humanitarian crises. The IRC provides lifesaving assistance and emergency aid.

Syria crisis briefing

Since 2011, war in Syria has taken more than 400,000 lives and left 13.5 million people in need of aid. Through programs coordinated from Turkey, Iraq and Jordan, the IRC provides emergency and long-term humanitarian services to displaced families and Syrians who have stayed in their homes.

Nigeria crisis briefing

Nigeria, the most populous country in Africa, has endured decades of political instability and economic inequality only to suffer more recently from horrific attacks by Boko Haram, the world’s deadliest terrorist group. The IRC provides displaced Nigerians and vulnerable host communities in the northeast region of the country, where Boko Haram has been most active, with emergency relief and humanitarian aid.

Somalia crisis briefing

Somalia, located in the Horn of Africa, has spent decades in the grip of violent conflict. The IRC helps vulnerable Somalis meet urgent needs and provides support to strengthen families and rebuild communities through effective humanitarian services

Niger crisis briefing

Niger, a landlocked country in West Africa, is prone to political instability, chronic food insecurity, natural and humanitarian crises. The IRC helps vulnerable Nigeriens meet urgent needs and provides support to refugees uprooted by violence in neighboring countries.

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