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Lena heady listens to a woman speaking about her refugee experience

Lena Headey learns how refugees are coping with the coronavirus crisis

Lena Headey spoke with an IRC psychologist on a Zoom video call to understand how the coronavirus is impacting refugees trapped in overcrowded conditions in Greece.

ArticleApril 24, 2020
A woman cleans her hands at the Alexandria refugee camp in northern Greece, July 14, 2016.

Coronavirus: Who will be hit hardest by the outbreak?

The novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, continues to spread globally and has reached countries with weak health systems that are less prepared to combat the disease.The International Rescue Committee is ramping up our response.

ArticleMarch 19, 2020
A child and a toddler walk across a wooden bridge in Moria refugee reception center, Greece.

Fragile countries could see 1 billion coronavirus cases. Here’s why.

The world’s most vulnerable countries could see up to 1 billion COVID-19 infections and 3.2 million deaths unless we act now, warns the IRC.

ArticleApril 29, 2020
A health worker takes a patient’s temperature before they enter a clinic run by the IRC in a town in northwest Syria.

Coronavirus by the numbers

These statistics remind us that the most vulnerable will be disproportionately impacted by the pandemic.

ArticleMay 27, 2020

5 crisis zones threatened by a coronavirus "double emergency"

Countries already in crisis face a “double emergency” of the coronavirus and the secondary humanitarian, political and economic havoc wreaked by the outbreak.

ArticleApril 9, 2020