International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Comité international de secours
Comité Internacional de Rescate
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1933, as American branch of the Europe-based International Relief Association (IRA), originally to aid the democratic opponents of nazism and fascism. In 1942 adopted the name International Rescue and Relief Committee or International Relief and Rescue Committee, in French Comité international de sauvetage, after joining forces with Emergency Rescue Committee (ERC), which had been set up in 1940 to aid European refugees trapped in Vichy France. Name subsequently shortened to listed title. Registered in accordance with US law.
Provide relief, protection and resettlement for refugees and victims of civil unrest, persecution and natural disaster and administer such relief without regard to race, nationality or religion; conduct programs of public education regarding the situation, circumstances, needs and plight of such victims of oppression and civil unrest for the purpose of mobilizing assistance on their behalf.
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