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05 Jul 2018 description
  • IRC launches mobile health operations at border with Jordan

  • Also providing health care and cash support in Quneitra close to Golan Heights

  • IRC forced to suspend critical aid programs in eastern Dar’a because of fighting

08 Jun 2018 description

Contacts: Bashiru Bah, Team Lead, Bashiru.Bah@rescue.org Emily Bishop, Assessment Lead Emily.Bishop@rescue.org.
Data Collection: May 5-8, 2018, Bunia, Ituri, DRC. Multi-sector, with an emphasis on health, violence prevention and response, and economic recovery.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

08 Jun 2018 description

Sector(s): Economic recovery, health, women and children’s protection
Contact(s): Bobi Morris bobi.morris@rescue.org
Data Collection: April 5-9, 2018

INTRODUCTION AND JUSTIFICATION

06 Jun 2018 description

Date d’évaluation : du 29 au 30 Mai 2018 Zone d’évaluation: Ikarffan / commune de Abala, département de Filingué, Région de Tillabéry Localisation : Ikarffan est situé à 57 km au Nord-Est de Abala. Le village est difficile d’accès et se trouve à 15 km de la frontière du Mali.

05 Jun 2018 description

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 reclaim control of their future.

We are proud to present our 2017 Annual Report, which offers a glimpse into our work—and the impact of generous support from governments, corporations, foundations and individuals.

Our impact at a glance In 2017, the IRC and its partners:

International Programs:

05 Jun 2018 description

Paris, 4 June 2018.

Subject: Paris Humanitarian Conference on Yemen

Dear President Macron,

We welcome French efforts to address the ongoing armed conflict and humanitarian crisis in Yemen, and your announcement during Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s visit to Paris on 10 April that France would host an international humanitarian conference on Yemen in Paris in June.

10 Apr 2018 description

Expansion to Italy, Jordan and El Salvador Will Provide 60,000 Crisis-Affected Individuals with Access to Critical Information and Resources

25 Mar 2018 description

The right to critical life-saving health services of 9.8 million Yemenis caught in the intractable civil war that is in its fourth year has not received adequate policy and media attention leading to a dire humanitarian crisis, especially for mothers and children.

12 Mar 2018 description

For Immediate Release

Washington, DC - As Secretary of State Rex Tillerson prepares to testify on the administration’s budget, a leading group of humanitarian, development and global health organizations are releasing new data that shows just how devastating these proposed cuts to the United States’ foreign aid budget would be to millions of people in the poorest countries.

The analysis finds that under the proposed budget:

12 Mar 2018 description

What

In 2017, with the support from the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), WFP and partners piloted, for the very fisrst time in Cameroon, a multipurpose cash project to address both food and non-food needs of displaced populations in the Far North region, particularly in logone and Chari Division. This allowed greater flexibility in meeting beneficiary needs in terms of health, food, hygiene and sanitation, while promoting livelihood opportunities.

22 Feb 2018 description

Geneva, Switzerland - A coalition of medical and humanitarian organizations, some working inside besieged Eastern Ghouta, have urged the United Nations Security Council to vote for an immediate cessation of hostilities to allow urgent humanitarian assistance to all areas in need in Syria. The Security Council is expected to vote tomorrow on a resolution aimed at implementing the cessation of hostilities and lifting sieges on areas like Eastern Ghouta.

16 Jan 2018 description

Seventeen aid agencies working in Yemen are urging for the complete and unconditional opening of Hudaydah port to allow for the uninterrupted flow of food and fuel. A thirty-day concession period enabling the delivery of commercial supplies has brought only brief reprieve within the context of a sustained blockade on Yemen’s Red Sea Ports. Parties to Yemen’s conflict have a responsibility to minimise the impact of war on civilians in Yemen by mitigating all factors that exacerbate death and suffering, as over 8 million people are already on the verge of starvation.

17 Dec 2017 description

A Report from Women Protection and Empowerment International Rescue Committee

1. Introduction

13 Dec 2017 description

Concerns for hundreds of unaccompanied children sleeping rough in Greece this winter

NGOs launch roadmap for handover of refugee response to Greek Government

More than 2,000 unaccompanied children are on the waiting list for safe shelters in Greece, according to a new report by 12 organisations. The chronic shortage of accommodation for children is just one of the gaps in services that is worsening as the Greek Government prepares to take full control of the refugee response.