For the first time ever, we're facing the very real possibility of not 1, but 4 simultaneous famines.

But what exactly is a famine? Watch & share our latest Rescue Facts to find out.
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Amy English
Janis Marlene Raffa
No child should ever be denied the right to learn.

We're proud to partner with Sesame Street to change that.

#WorldBookDay #SSTxIRC
No child should ever be denied the right to learn
Wendy Sutton
Aubrey Bulkeley
Marsha Goyette Dumka
Farhad is a 10-year old refugee artist who is stranded in Serbia. He has no idea when he'll be able to leave and continue his education.

We must give children like him a chance to become who they want to be. Global leaders must provide legal routes to safety. Share if you agree. #RefugeesWelcome

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Sam Adam
Swaleh Mustapher
Jyar Abdulla
"We left hell for heaven." Meet the Tlas family—Azzam, Nisreen, and their 4 young children. They're refugees from Syria who spent four years in Jordan before being resettled by the IRC in San Diego in November 2016. This was the first time they have been to the beach in seven years.

The IRC enrolled Azaam and Nisreen in English classes and their children in school. Azam has secured a job at...
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We left hell for heaven Meet the Tlas familyAzzam Nisreen and their
Constance Luedtke
Barbara Lockwood
Angelamaria Johnson Phillips
"These people are on the brink of survival. Without urgent humanitarian intervention, there will be a catastrophic number of deaths."
A must-read into the famine in South Sudan, where millions are suffering: [ Bit.ly Link ]
These people are on the brink of survival Without urgent humanitarian intervention

300 British soldiers to tackle Sudan refugee crisis

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Candi Jones Nugent
Lynn Descoteau
How a coffee shop in Berkeley, California is empowering refugees... by employing them!

Must-read, amazing #RefugeesWelcome story. We're so proud to be their partner. [ Bit.ly Link ]
How a coffee shop in Berkeley California is empowering refugees by employing them

Berkeley coffee shop helps refugees by employing them

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Megan Grace
Artist 4 Change
Anna Mahony
Meet Rezwan, a 17 year old refugee from Afghanistan who is currently stranded in Serbia.

Refugee children are currently alone & at risk in the Balkans-- and they need our attention.

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Molly Spino
Octavio R. Latino
Delicious recipe brought to you by Bhutanese refugees in Dallas and our IRC Voice (and star of Prison Break & Colony USA!) Sarah Wayne Callies! Must-try at home.

Example of the importance of making #RefugeesWelcome.
Delicious recipe brought to you by Bhutanese refugees in Dallas and our
Carol Rasmussen
Artist 4 Change
Must-read account of how a refugee is thoroughly vetted in order to be resettled to the US, with a family we're proud to have resettled to Seattle. [ Bit.ly Link ]
#RefugeesWelcome
Mustread account of how a refugee is thoroughly vetted in order to

"Extreme vetting" is already the reality for refugees. This comic shows how.

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Sara Eleveld Edwards
Marilyn Farren Sharp
Madeline Jones
As President Trump proposes a cut of 1/3 of foreign aid from the US budget, millions are dying of starvation in East Africa.

More of the situation & how you can help: [ Bit.ly Link ]
As President Trump proposes a cut of 13 of foreign aid from

Famine in East Africa

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Kris Russell
Sandy Whitney
Tammie Cooper Ferguson
"We must find a way to give everyone an equal existence on our shared planet."

Our ambassador & actor Mandy Patinkin traveled to Greece and Serbia with us where he met brave and resilient refugees caught in a desperate and lengthy limbo. These are their stories. Watch & share.
Maria Aziz
Linsey Park
Veronica Gonzalez
To all of you making #RefugeesWelcome around the world and in every way—from creating events to spreading the truth about refugees online— thank you! We are honored. You are our inspiration.
To all of you making RefugeesWelcome around the world and in every
Andreas Vienna
Artist 4 Change
Samuel B. Koi
So exciting: IRC is officially in Times Square, New York City! Honored.

If you are in NYC or plan to travel there, don't miss our billboard this month, with thanks to Morgan Stanley. Take a photo and use #RescueHumanity for us to see!
So exciting: IRC is officially in Times Square New York City Honored
Peter McDonald
Laly Alegre
Artist 4 Change
Today, on the International Day of Street Children, meet two young Syrian refugees in Lebanon who have worked on the streets and whom we're helping get back to school.

Watch & share—because no child should be robbed of their childhood.
Patricia Evans
Benjamin K Chao
No child should be robbed of their childhood. Today, on the International Street Children Day, experience in 360 and alongside Rashida Jones IRC's work in Lebanon to get Syrian children back in school.
Experience more from IRC & YouVisit here: [ Rescue.org Link ]
Barbara Basedow
Fayza T Kabbani
The most vulnerable in the world. The most vetted in the US. We stand with refugees—no matter what.

Join us. Change your profile picture today with an IRC frame to tell the world you stand with refugees.
The most vulnerable in the world The most vetted in the US
Dave Stoltzfus
Louie Anthony Braganza
Linda Sharp
The truth behind refugee resettlement: We traced the saga of a refugee family from Syria all the way to San Diego in the U.S. Their vetting process consisted of 14 steps.
This is their story: [ Bit.ly Link ]
The truth behind refugee resettlement We traced the saga of a refugee

Coming to America: the reality of resettlement

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Nellie Nichayonack
Cindy Mora
Kate Riseley Ryan
We've outlined 4 things the U.S. can and *must* do now to help Syrians whose lives have been shattered by six years of war.
Read, share-- and join us by taking action today: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Weve outlined 4 things the US can and must do now to

Airstrikes won’t end Syrians’ suffering: what the U.S. must do next

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Lily Hyatt
Eric Hughes
Bruce Johnston
Amazing story! What an honor: A group of 12 children in the San Francisco Bay Area—ranging from kindergarten to high school—.participated in the first-ever 'Cooking for a Cause' and raised over $10,000 for the International Rescue Committee in Northern California. Thank you for making #RefugeesWelcome, no matter what age! [ Bit.ly Link ]
Amazing story What an honor A group of 12 children in the

Cooking for a Cause: Bay Area Kids Learn to Cook & Support Local Refugee Families

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Annabelle Ioannides
Artist 4 Change
Sandy McIntire
Last month, we invited American children in Idaho to write letters to Syrian refugee children. This is what they had to say.

Share this video if you join us in calling on all global leaders to stop the killing in Syria and to build durable peace.
Kathy Prickett
Jeanne Tfank Beerman
Barbara Klaver