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2016 sets a new record for migration in Yemen

21.12.16

Despite the unstable situation in Yemen, a record number of migrants and refugees have arrived in Yemen in 2016. A total of 111,504 migrants and refugees have arrived from the Horn of Africa during the year, surpassing the prev...

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Alternatives to immigration detention in Libya

18.12.2016

Libyan civil society and government representatives, together with members of the international community discussed on Wednesday and Thursday the implementation of alternatives, during the latest in a series of workshops aimed ...

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Saving lives in Aleppo must have the highest priority

15.12.2016

The acute humanitarian crisis in Aleppo calls for urgent and coordinated efforts, says the Danish Refugee Council (DRC). Saving civilian lives must take precedence over political and military interests.

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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...