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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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    "I am a proud supporter of this splendid, hard-working, efficient, beautiful organization — and I hope that you will join me." Meryl Streep has a special message for you this holiday season. Join her and donate to the IRC today:

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  2. “I’ve never seen a government trying this hard to register people and leave the borders open.” Over one million Venezuelans now live in Colombia.

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  3. Did you know William Shakespeare made a plea for the humane treatment of refugees? Here are seven extraordinary individuals, among many, who have stood with refugees:

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  4. Refugees work hard and are eager to support their families. Here are 7 reasons why refugees make great employees:

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  5. It’s a fact: Everyone can make a real difference in the lives of refugees, no matter how big or small. Learn how. Watch & RT this video if you .

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  6. "We saw thousands of people coming over every day just to buy the most basic supplies." After meeting Venezuelan refugees in Colombia & seeing our programs first-hand last week, our newest overseer Caroline Kennedy discusses the crisis on :

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  7. With over 3 million refugees, the crisis in Venezuela has sparked the largest displacement in Latin America's history. IRC is there. Here’s what you need to know. RT to spread awareness.

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  8. Feb 9

    In Sarayé, on a monthly basis, community volunteers trained by conduct nutritional screening. Aminata suffers from malnutrition. She will be transferred to the medical center of Terbiet where she will receive treatment.

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  9. Feb 9

    Imagine being a refugee in a tented settlement during a winter storm? This is the reality for thousands of Syrian refugees in Lebanon.

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  10. Feb 9

    We believe that education is a human right—not a luxury. Here’s why we're proud to partner with :

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  11. Feb 8

    Resettling refugees is not just the right thing to do– it's the smart thing. Yet today the global resettlement system is breaking down. & Sec Albright on why welcoming refugees makes economic sense & how the global system needs change:

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  12. Feb 8

    This week on the , joins us to discuss the world’s worst humanitarian crisis in Yemen. Listen now:

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  13. Feb 8

    "Standing with refugees is a test of our humanity, not just our policies." IRC Voice reflects on the crisis in Venezuela—which could produce more refugees than Syria—after her recent trip with IRC, on :

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  14. Feb 8

    Another morning at a class for Syrian refugee children in Bekaa valley Lebanon. These children go to the 'afternoon shift' at a Lebanese public school in the afternoon but the classes help them catch up on years of education they lost because of war in Syria.

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  15. Feb 8

    She could evacuate to a safer place, but IRC aid worker Sarah won't leave Yemen's starving children behind. This is her story:

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  16. Feb 7

    "We saw thousands of people coming over every day just to buy the most basic supplies." After meeting Venezuelan refugees in Colombia & seeing our programs first-hand last week, our newest overseer Caroline Kennedy discusses the crisis on :

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  17. Feb 7

    In his annual State of the Union address, President Trump distorted the record on people seeking asylum at the southern U.S. border. But is there a crisis at the border? Our fact-check:

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  18. Feb 7

    The process of resettling in a new county can be a long and confusing one. has 28 offices across the U.S. that support newly arrived by providing immediate aid, including food, housing and medical attention.

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  20. Feb 7

    Fact: it's legal to seek asylum. Desperate people who fled violence in a caravan from Central America are stranded at the southern border of the U.S. Here’s what you need to know. RT to help us spread the facts.

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  21. Feb 7

    Every day, people around the world make the difficult decision to leave their countries in search of safety and better lives. Refugees, asylum seekers, immigrants, and migrants: What’s the difference?

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