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Appeal to end suffering of South Sudanese refugees

15.12.2016

On the third anniversary of the outbreak of violence in South Sudan in December 2013, the Danish Refugee Council together with the Government of Uganda Office of the Prime Minister, six UN agencies and ten other humanitarian or...

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Europe must stand together to save lives

14.12.2016

The EU leaders must take immediate action as thousands of people are at risk, stuck in sub-standard and decreasing conditions in Greece, while winter is coming. EU leaders meeting in Brussels on Thursday must stand together in ...

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DRC registers nearly 9,000 Iraqi IDPs at new emergency site south of Mosul

12.12.2016

As military operations push closer towards and into Mosul, more Iraqis are finding themselves displaced by violence.

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Children and youth on the move

08.12.2016

The Danish Refugee Council is participating in the UN High Commissioner for Refugees' Annual Dialogue on Protection Challenges under the theme "Children on the Move". Read our recommendations here.

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DRC urges int’l community to focus on Mosul IDPs, returnees, and protection of civilians

22.11.2016

DRC International and Regional Directors visit Iraq to assess Mosul response: “If we fail to get it right, we fail Iraqis.”

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Number of displaced around Mosul nearly doubles in four days

7. Nov. 2016

Around 16,000 Iraqis have been displaced from their homes in and around Mosul over the last four days, raising the total number of displaced to nearly 34,000 since the beginning of operations on October 17 to retake Iraq’s seco...

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Somalia: A Gathering Storm of Increased Humanitarian Needs in the Horizon

06. Nov. 2016

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is concerned about the alarming food security situation in Puntland and other regions of Somalia where food and water is increasingly becoming scarce due to the ongoing severe drought. Additiona...

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The children have not been to school for two years - but now the family is safe

31.10.2016

Around 18,000 persons have managed to flee as fighting moves closer and closer to the city of Mosul in Northern Iraq. Mohammed and his family are some of those who have come into the safe areas over the last weeks.

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Emergency Director from Iraq: The displaced have experienced horrible things

29.10.2016

Danish Refugee Council's Emergency Director has just been to Iraq and talked to some of the first people that have managed to flee the areas around Mosul.

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DRC opens office in Brussels at a time of crisis and potential

23.10.2016

DRC opens a representation office in Brussels to increase advocacy efforts at the international level at a critical time where the global displacement crisis is worsening, the humanitarian resources are inadequate and the willi...