International Relief Teams alleviates the suffering caused by poverty and disaster around the globe, from the forgotten corners of the world to right here at home, by sending volunteer teams, relief supplies, and other assistance to improve the lives of those who suffer most.
IRT has worked in 70 countries around the globe.
in food, medicine, relief supplies, and volunteer services to families worldwide since 1988.
for 17 consecutive years.
The Rohingya, an ethnic group of one million from Myanmar, is considered the world's most persecuted minority. Nearly 1 million Rohingya refugees now reside in Bangladesh after fleeing sustained violence and ethnic cleansing by the Myanmar government. These refugees now live in makeshift camps along the border and the camps continue to grow every month. They are completely dependent on humanitarian aid for their survival.
With your help, we are providing food in the United States for families deeply affected by the coronavirus pandemic. We are also providing personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers in India facing the worst COVID outbreak in the world right now.
Providing relief after a disaster not only sustains life, it maintains hope for the future and the potential for full economic recovery. IRT’s role in providing disaster relief is becoming even more important as the number of natural disasters increases due to climate change.
Did you miss our first IRT Live! webinar last week? No worries! We recorded it for you to view at your leisure. Watch Executive Director Barry La Forgia and senior staff discuss the latest activities at IRT. And, stay tuned for notices to join our next live webinar in the next few months.