International Rescue Committee, Inc.


Associations and Non-Profit Organizations

About Us

Established in 1975 to assist refugees from Vietnam, Loas and Cambodia, operating from Bangkok, Mae Hong Son, Mae Sot and Ratchaburi.

IRC has been working with populations from Burma since 1992. IRC's services are targeted to assist Refugees, Migrants in Thailand and Conflict Affected Populations in Eastern Burma.

IRC provides Primary Health Care and Environmental Health Services to maintain low morbidity and mortality rates and to create healthy living environment.

Women's Protection and Empowerment Program works to improve and expand community based services to assist survivors of Gender Based Violence.

Legal Assistance Centers offer direct legal assistance to refugees in five camps.

Advocacy team provides leadership in policy discussions with the Royal Thai Government and advocate for policies promoting protection and basic human rights.

Project for Local Empowerment works to build technical, management and leadership capacities of CBO partners to deliver efficient and effective health, education, legal and protection services, and distribute food and cash transfers.

Resettlement Support Center in Bangkok has assisted people seeking admission to the US as refugees in Thailand and asylum seekers in Malaysia and other countries in Southeast Asia.

Rep/Contact Info

Darren Hertz
Country Director
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Oranutt Narapruet
Senior Grants and Program Coordinator