IRC Intl Rescue Comm

IRC Intl Rescue Comm


International Rescue Committee. We respond to the world’s worst humanitarian crises & help people to survive, recover, and gain control of their future.

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Don't forget to join our special event today as part of @BidenInaugural 's Day of Service! At 1pm ET @PatinkinMandy  & IRC’s Milagros Cruz will take to Instagram Live to share how you can make a difference for refugees through volunteer opportunities. More:

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When we make #RefugeesWelcome , they make our lives better. 💛 This was the case for Charlee and Janna, who welcomed refugee Christelle to Boise, Idaho when she and her family resettled with the IRC. Read their story of finding friendship:

"Tecle’s story is of service." After Ethiopian refugee Tecle came to Boise, he joined the Army Reserves, interned at the Statehouse, coached soccer—and even ran for city council, where he met his friend Ryan. Tecle’s story, this #NationalDayOfService :

Yemen, Afghanistan and Syria all face chronic violence and instability in 2021, and Yemen is 1 of 4 countries at risk of famine this year. Learn more about countries on the IRC's Emergency Watchlist in @axios :

Until everyone is vaccinated, we risk prolonging the pandemic. Yet, IRC estimates that only 20% or less of populations across low-income and many middle-income countries will likely be vaccinated against #COVID19  before the end of this year. More in @CNBC :

"I really admired how everyone helped me. Now I feel it is my turn to help out." Nyeing is a refugee from Myanmar who stepped up to provide free #COVID19  testing for her Georgia community through an IRC and @jphro  program. Her story:

"We have to think of all marginalized populations." IRC’s Michelle Gayer on the cost, availability and logistical concerns of #COVID19  vaccine distribution in humanitarian contexts where the IRC works. Listen to her conversation with @PRI :

This #InaugurationDay , learn how President-elect Biden can act to restore America's legacy of welcome and global leadership, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic, as he steps into office. More:

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This holiday, send a pregnant refugee mom a newborn baby kit.

Families in Syria and Lebanon are bracing for a bitter winter without the basic supplies they need to stay warm. Will you help provide shelter, blankets, coats, and other winter essentials?

This holiday, send a pregnant refugee mom a newborn baby kit.

The IRC regrets to confirm the killing of a staff member in Hitsats Refugee Camp in Ethiopia. We are deeply saddened by this tragic loss and are still working to gather and confirm the details surrounding the events that led to the death of our colleague.

William Shakespeare stood on the right side of history and stood to make refugees welcome – in 1600. This is "The Stranger's Case.” An important message to us all. Watch & RT this #WorldRefugeeDay . Learn more here:

This holiday, send a pregnant refugee mom a newborn baby kit.

The total number of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh could soon top 1 million. This is the fastest growing refugee crisis of our time.

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As thousands gather in Washington DC and across the U.S. to commemorate the historic 1963 #MarchOnWashington , to restore and recommit to MLK’s dream, and demand an end to racial injustice, this is the America—and world—we stand for. RT if you stand with us.

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This holiday, send a pregnant refugee mom a newborn baby kit.

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