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Lena Headey meets refugees starting new lives in Germany

Game of Thrones star -- and new IRC Voice -- Lena Headey traveled to Germany with the IRC where she was reunited with Marwa, a Syrian refugee she met on the Greek island of Lesbos almost two years ago.

ArticleJanuary 25, 2018
Game of Thrones actors Liam Cunningham, Maisie Williams and Lena Headey walk through a refugee site in northern Greece

Join Game of Thrones and the IRC to help refugees

"Game of Thrones" cast members Lena Headey, Liam Cunningham and Maisie Williams traveled to Greece with the IRC to hear the individual stories of refugees stranded in the country for months.

ArticleApril 11, 2019
Syrian refugees approach the shores of Lesbos, Greece in an overcrowded rubber raft.

The top 10 humanitarian aid stories of 2016

Never before has the world witnessed such a dramatic scale of human suffering. Today, 65 million people—24 per minute—are displaced worldwide by conflict and persecution. Among them are more than 11 million Syrians uprooted by nearly six years of civil war in their country. In a year of unprecedented crisis, these are the ten most-read stories on Rescue.org.

ArticleDecember 27, 2016