International Rescue Committee

International Rescue Committee

Founded in 1933, the International Rescue Committee is a global leader in emergency relief, rehabilitation, protection of human rights, post-conflict development, resettlement services and advocacy for those uprooted or affected by conflict and oppression.

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Albert Einstein and the birth of the International Rescue Committee

Learn how the IRC was founded at the call of physicist, humanitarian — and refugee — Albert Einstein.