International Rescue Committee

Actor Mandy Patinkin visits Lesvos to help refugees (vid)

Actor and activist, Mandy Patinkin, visited the island of Lesvos, Greece and witnessed first-hand the situation in Greece, where many thousands of refugees have been arriving.

Homeland star said we need to give refugees a “welcome and let them into our home” after helping dozens of people come ashore on the Greek island of Lesbos.

Istanbul exceeds Europe in Syrian refugees, aid agency head says

There are currently more Syrian refugees in Istanbul than in all the rest of Europe and nearly 60 percent of refugees are living in cities today, the head of the International Rescue Committee (IRC) said on Oct. 26.

IRC head David Miliband told The Associated Press in an interview that "the iconic image" of a refugee being someone in a camp has changed.