International Rescue Committee
By Linh Tran
The International Rescue Committee provided medical care, water, sanitation, education and protection for 800,000 Darfuris and 1.1 million people in North and East Sudan.
The IRC is helping protect people in Darfur in several different of the areas of the UDHR. They are insuring the rights of freedom, life, liberty, security, education and freedom from torture (Articles 3, 5 and 26).
The main supporter of the IRC is the United States. Public donations are taken online. They also have corporate sponsors. John Legend, Romola Garai and Sarah Wayne Callies are some of the famous names that promote their cause.
The IRC has helped over 23 million people around the world. They have provided aid for over 800,000 Darfuris. Their successes include setting up camps for 84,000 Darfuri refugees where they run schools, health care centers, and water and sanitation programs.