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Hunger stalks North-Eastern Nigeria


The ongoing conflict with Boko Haram in West Africa has pushed the number of people facing the threat of severe hunger to more than 6 million according to the latest assessments, The Danish Refugee Council says together with 14...

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N.Y. Declaration on refugees and migrants - paradigm shift or business as usual


The refugee and migrant summits on 19 and 20 September, which will include the adoption of the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants at the UN High-Level Meeting, could potentially mark a new era of commitment and soli...


Hope is just as important as water


In Hitsats camp for Eritrean refugees in Northern Ethiopia many people just pass through looking elsewhere for a future. The Danish Refugee Council is trying to create a community, so that more people will have a reason to stay...

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No one should die in the Mediterranean


Today marks the one year anniversary since three-year-old Aylan Kurdi lost his life at sea and washed ashore in Turkey. His photo went around the world, becoming an icon and a symbol of a world that had failed. A world that had...


DRC holds free medical day in Jordan


This week, the Danish Refugee Council held an open medical day in Amman, Jordan for Syrian and Jordanian families.

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Historic agreement will rid Colombia of landmines


Danish Refugee Council applauds the achievement of a historic peace agreement in Colombia, after decades of bloody conflict. The document was signed by the Colombian government and the insurgent group FARC was signed last nigh...


Fighting in South Sudan forces tens of thousands to refugee camps


New, violent fighting in South Sudan has caused around 90,000 people to flee to the neighbouring countries. Most have arrived in Uganda, but also Kakuma Camp in Northern Kenya is receiving hundreds of people every week. Therefo...


World Humanitarian Day in the shadow of crises


Today marks the UN’s World Humanitarian day, where humanitarians across the world are being honored for their dedicated work. It happens at a time where the humanitarian challenges are greater than ever with a combination of a ...


Swedish PM attends debate panel on livelihoods in Amman


The Swedish Prime Minister H.E. Mr. Stefan Löfven attended a debate panel on livelihood opportunities for Jordanian and Syrian youth at the Danish Refugee Council’s (DRC) Mahatta Tarabot centre in Amman on Monday, August 15.

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South Sudan: Violence Fuels Humanitarian Crisis


Warring parties, international community and UN peacekeeping force must do more to protect civilians and aid agencies