International Relief & Development (IRD)

IRD is a charitable, nonprofit, nongovernmental organization that focuses its operations in regions of the world that present social, political and technical challenges. IRD’s mission is to reduce the suffering of the world’s most vulnerable groups and provide the tools and resources needed to increase their self-sufficiency. Our strategic goal is to accomplish our mission by implementing targeted, cost-effective relief and development programs that improve the lives of these vulnerable groups. IRD was founded in 1998 and has provided nearly three-quarters of a billion dollars’ worth of goods and services in humanitarian and development assistance to vulnerable populations around the world. Currently, IRD has program offices in more than 40 countries worldwide and collaborates with a wide range of organizations in the design and implementation of humanitarian relief and development aid programs, including U.S. and foreign government agencies, bilateral and international donor organizations, international finance organizations, faith-based organizations, advocacy groups, international and local NGOs, U.S. corporations and members of the U.S. Congress.

Acronym: IRD

Primary Address

1621 North Kent Street, Fourth Floor

Arlington, VA 22209


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  • Syrian Refugee Relief

    A project from 3 different sectors in 3 countries by Giving Children Hope

    Since 2012, Giving Children Hope has worked hard to send aid to those fleeing war, persecution, and starvation. This situation has been named the worst genocide since the 1994 Rwandan genocide, with over two million... Learn more

    Last updated October 21, 2017