The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a non-profit, non-sectarian voluntary agency providing assistance to refugees around the world. IRC’s programs promote self-sustenance for refugees and host populations through public health, sanitation, shelter, rehabilitation, and educational programs. IRC serves refugees in over 40 countries in Europe, Africa and Asia. IRC is committed to freedom, human dignity and self-reliance. This commitment is reflected in well-planned resettlement assistance, global emergency relief, rehabilitation, and advocacy for refugees and host community.