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Company Overview of International Rescue Committee
International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a non-sectarian non-profit organization that provides emergency relief, rehabilitation, protection, resettlement services and advocacy to refugees, displaced persons, and victims of oppression and violent conflict. The organization’s activities include sanctuary and lifesaving assistance; water, food, shelter, sanitation, and medical care; rebuilding of devastated communities; restoring lost livelihoods; reuniting families; translation services; English-language instruction; job training; employment; and other counseling services. It has strategic affiliations with FilmAid International, Reproductive Health for Refugees (RHR) Consortium, Spanish Refuge...
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Founded in 1933
Key Executives for International Rescue Committee
Chief Executive Officer and President
Vice President of Finance
Senior Vice President of External Relations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.
International Rescue Committee Key Developments
International Rescue Committee Announces Executive Changes
Mar 27 13
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) announced the appointment of David Miliband former Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom, as its president and CEO, effective September 2013. He will succeed George Rupp, who has led the global humanitarian relief and development organization since stepping down as president of Columbia University in 2002. David Miliband is currently Member of Parliament representing South Shields. He is Co-Chair of the Global Ocean Commission.
George Rupp Plans to Step Down as President of International Rescue Committee
Feb 12 13
International Rescue Committee announced that George Rupp plans to step down this summer as president of the global humanitarian relief and development organization. Rupp said he plans to remain active professionally after leaving the IRC and is considering his next steps. Rupp joined the IRC after stepping down after nine years as president of Columbia University.
International Rescue Committee Hires Sharon Waxman as Vice President for Public Policy and Advocacy and as Director of the Washington Office
Jun 19 12
Sharon Waxman has been hired as vice president for public policy and advocacy and as director of the Washington office at the International Rescue Committee, a relief and development group. Waxman was the deputy to the undersecretary for civilian security, democracy and human rights at the State Department. She has worked as a senior national security adviser to the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass. She also has worked as associate Democratic staff for the Senate Appropriations Committee.
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