EU official meets with women and children in Central African Republic
M. Maser Visi, General Director of the European Union’s International Cooperation and Development Department (DG-DEVCO), met with the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) and its partner, Flamboyant in Bangui, the capital of the Centra...
Christian Friis Bach is DRC's next Secretary General
Former UN Under-Secretary-General and Minister for Development Cooperation in Denmark, Mr. Christian Friis Bach, will take over as Secretary General of the Danish Refugee Council on November 1st this year. He will replace Andre...
DRC exits from Liberia after 19 years in country
In June 2017, the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) ended its operations in Liberia and exited the country after 19 years. Speaking at the closing ceremony, Audrey Crawford, Country Director of DRC Liberia, said: “We view DRC’s depa...
Record revenue - on a sad background
The Danish Refugee Council is reporting a record revenue of 2.9 billion - on a sad background.
Migration Policy is Not Working, says coalition of NGOs on the eve of EU Council Meeting on Migration
As EU Ministers gather to take new steps on the Migration Partnership Framework – a policy agreed a year ago in response to increased migration to Europe - 18 civil society organisations, including Save the Children, Care Inter...
Searching for solutions as more South Sudanese refugees arrive every day
South Sudan faces a humanitarian disaster fuelled by three and a half years of civil war. In February 2017, famine was declared in one part of the country, with 5 million people facing extreme food insecurity. More than 1 milli...
Joint solutions is the only answer to the growing numbers of displaced
In light of yet another sad record number of people forced to leave their homes, it is essential that we stand together in the struggle for global, sustainable solutions instead of turning to isolation and makeshift, short-term...
In Uganda, a small plot of land awaits at the end of the long flight
Uganda has welcomed more than 800,000 refugees from South Sudan. Upon arrival they are allocated a small plot of land. Here, they can build a future for themselves. The Danish Refugee Council assists the people who have sought ...
Cash is one of the best ways to provide emergency relief
In a crisis, the most effective way to distribute relief is to give families cash so they can then spend, as best suits their needs. Research shows that cash assistance can often provide more emergency relief for fewer funds. I...
Hunger forces 615,000 Somalis to leave home in search for help
In several East African countries the critical humanitarian situation continues. Despite massive efforts from the UN and organizations such as the Danish Refugee Council, more people are at risk of hunger every day.