Reports and resources
The International Rescue Committee uses our learning and experience to assist people affected by crisis and shape humanitarian policy and practice. Browse our research and resources.
Communities in Crisis: Policy Recommendations to Address the Humanitarian Crisis in Northern Central America
This policy brief recommends durable solutions to address the root causes of migration and sustain success in responding to humanitarian challenges in Northern Central America.
Focus on the Frontlines: How the Grand Bargain can deliver on its promise to improve humanitarian aid (Brief)
How the Grand Bargain can deliver on its promise to improve humanitarian aid
IRC's New Risk Communication and Community Engagement Website
The IRC's Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) Taskforce is excited to share a new platform, the RCCE website. RCCE aims to mitigate the risk and impact of outbreaks, including COVID-19 and Ebola, by offering an approach and set of resources to work with communities to prevent exposure, stop disease transmission, and mitigate the harmful effects of outbreaks.
Ending the hunger crisis: Response, recovery and resilience
The IRC reports that, without drastic action, the economic downturn caused by COVID-19 will suspend global progress toward ending hunger by at least five years.
Starting with Play: Play Well's Approach to Educational Audio Content Creation
Play Well, creates and adapts play-based social-emotional learning (SEL) content to be delivered via radio, phone-based audio services, and other digital platforms where internet-access is limited, providing modular content that promotes playful learning at home.
Focus on the Frontlines: How the Grand Bargain can deliver on its promise to improve humanitarian aid
The purpose of this paper is to share IRC’s vision for the future of the Grand Bargain based on our experience on the ground and engagement with this forum. The paper is meant to contribute to current discussions on the ‘Grand Bargain 2.0’ as envisaged in the recent proposal by the Facilitation Group.
IRC Tigray Crisis Gender Analysis Report key findings: women's exploitation & gender-based violence
Key findings regarding women’s sexual exploitation abuse across the conflict Tigray from IRC’s more comprehensive gender analysis report.
Climate action at the IRC: changing how we work
A fact sheet featuring International Rescue Committee climate-smart operational indicators to measure and track reductions in our carbon footprint.
Tracking the Global Humanitarian Response to COVID-19
This paper offers a set of recommendations for donors and UN agency partners, such as prioritizing funding to front-line NGO implementers in fragile contexts, normalizing flexible and multiyear funding, and improving transparency and reporting to public platforms.
Innovation in the Business Refugee Action Network (BRAN)Synthesis Report 2019 – 2020
The Business Refugee Action Network (BRAN) is exploring business-led innovation in support of the economic wellbeing of refugees.