The International Rescue Committee, or IRC, was founded in 1933 and at any given time today is on location in over 25 countries working with people uprooted by war, civil conflict and ethnic persecution. The IRC specializes in working with refugees and attempting to relocate them to the United States.
A. Where is home base (city/state/country)?
York, New York
Refugees and Emergency Victims All Over The World
The IRC provides water, food, shelter, and medical care during
emergencies. The IRC also provides education and economic assistance after
the emergency situation has subsided. In addition, they help thousands of
refugees relocate to the US each year.
Relief, Respect, Renewal”
The IRC backs the
opening of the
US to provide safe havens for more and more refugees in the US.
Most items are based on the IRC help in areas of unrest as well as their
works to relocate refugees in the US.
The IRC is decidedly for asylum for refugees in both the US and other
George Rupp (Pres. & CEO), Winston Lord & James Strickler (CO-Chair’s)
“Arizonan Tries to Help West Africans.” By Chris Fiscus. Arizona
Republic. Jan 22, 2004.
|by Jay Gehrke|