South Sudan: Violence Fuels Humanitarian Crisis
Warring parties, international community and UN peacekeeping force must do more to protect civilians and aid agencies
DRC Steps Up Emergency Response for South Sudanese Refugees in Uganda
The latest wave of violence in South Sudan have forced more than 36,000 people to cross into Uganda and more people are expected over the next couple of days. As one of the leading agencies receiving and assisting the new arriv...
Danish Refugee Council statements on protracted displacement
As part of an expert panel at the European Parliament, in a hearing with the Development and Foreign Affairs Committees the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Brussels representative, Birte Hald addressed the issue protracted forced ...
Danish Foreign Minister opens new community centre in Turkey
The Danish Foreign Minister Mr. Kristian Jensen has opened the newest of the four community centres run by the Danish Refugee Council in Turkey. The centre is funded by DG European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operatio...
Fourth DRC community centre opens in Turkey
The Danish Refugee Council on Tuesday opens the first Community Centre (CC) in Kahramanmaraş province, Turkey, hosting more than 80,000 Syrian refugees. The centre is funded by DG European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid ...
More aid needed for massive influx from Fallujah
More than 83,000 people have fled Fallujah and its surrounding areas the last month, overstraining humanitarian actors as the number of displaced from the area doubled in the last 30 days, according to the Danish Refugee Counci...
Violence South Sudan
The resent violence in the capital of Juba and instability in other areas of the country generates additional displacement and raises concern for the people in South Sudan. Danish Refugee Council has initiated a partial evacuat...
Danish Refugee Council ranked the world's fourth best NGO
NGO Advisor has just launched their exclusive list over the world’s Top 500 NGOs and the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is once again in the top section, with a ranking as number four. It is now the fourth time in a row that the ...
The world must wake up and face the new reality
June 20 the UN World Refugee Day is marked across the globe. Statistics from UNHCR reveal yet another tragic record as the global number of refugees and displaced persons has reached 65.3 million. Nothing suggests that this neg...
DRC warns further deaths at sea if protection measures not improved
The Danish Refugee Council has warned of further deaths at sea if alternative safe and legal routes to Europe are not identified and other protection measures are being put into place, following the deaths of at least 700 peopl...