Unprecedented levels of armed violence, rights violations, and displacement amplified by the consequences of climate change are drastically affecting the lives of people in Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger – the Central Sahel region. The situation is increasingly becoming a complex humanitarian crisis that is widely ignored.
Weeks of downpours and floods have destroyed homes, farms, and key infrastructure in several parts of Sudan, including Khartoum state. DRC is providing emergency support to displaced people and host populations as needs are expected to remain acute for months ahead.
The overcrowded Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesvos has burned to the ground. As thousands of refugees and asylum seekers are now left homeless, DRC is preparing to support.
The Danish Refugee Council launches its first ever global appeal to address the consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak for displaced persons.