DRC urges int’l community to focus on Mosul IDPs, returnees, and protection of civilians
DRC International and Regional Directors visit Iraq to assess Mosul response: “If we fail to get it right, we fail Iraqis.”
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...
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...
The children have not been to school for two years - but now the family is safe
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.
Emergency Director from Iraq: The displaced have experienced horrible things
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.
DRC opens office in Brussels at a time of crisis and potential
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...
"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...