"Islamic State threatened us - and they took my brother"
In an camp for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) not far from Mosul, Zeinab* sits with her five children. They fled the so-called Islamic State four months ago, after the group had taken her 20-year-old brother. The family ha...
ECRE: Europe is outsourcing responsibilities
ECRE members express concern at annual conference: Deal after deal, Europe is outsourcing its responsibilities for refugees
DRC prepares for massive displacement from Mosul
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a leading organization in the preparation of the expected massive displacement from Mosul follows the announced military offensive from the Iraqi and American forces in Mosul – the last stron...
Ethiopia receives a thousand refugees a day as situation worsens in South Sudan
More than 32,000 South Sudanese have sought refuge in the Gambella region of Ethiopia since the beginning of September, and an average of 1,000 more join them every day. The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is mobilizing all availa...
Protecting and seeking durable solutions for Afghans
As world leaders meet for the Brussels Conference on Afghanistan 5 October, co-hosted by the European Union and the government of Afghanistan, the Danish Refugee Council launched statements on seeking durable solutions for Afgh...
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...
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...
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.