About International Rescue Committee

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises, helping to restore health, safety, education, economic wellbeing, and power to people devastated by conflict and disaster. Founded in 1933 at the call of Albert Einstein, the IRC is at work in over 40 countries and 29 U.S. cities helping people to survive, reclaim control of their future and strengthen their communities.

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  1. Article: Humanitarians Pen Love Letters From the Frontlines for Valentine's Day
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    Humanitarians Pen Love Letters From the Frontlines for Valentine's Day

    Feb. 14, 2017 |International Rescue Committee

    On Valentine’s Day, these three letters tell us what love means in a world of war and conflict. Read more

  2. Article: 5 Reasons Why Trump's Ban on Refugees Matters for Europe
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    5 Reasons Why Trump's Ban on Refugees Matters for Europe

    Feb. 6, 2017 |International Rescue Committee

    The travel ban is a global issue for global citizens. Read more

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