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Through the “Accelerated Creation of Employment in Medenine”-programme, 32 young Tunisians have gained viable and sustainable livelihoods.
With the current truce agreement set to expire on 2 October 2022, humanitarian organisations remind all parties to the conflict that the future of the people of Yemen is in their hands.
Up to one million displacement-affected Iraqis lack critical civil documentation that hinders their access to public services and increases their risk of poverty and exclusion, according to a new report released by seven aid groups today.
The undersigned NGOs strongly oppose the introduction and use of the EU Commission's Instrumentalisation Regulation proposal, which introduces a mechanism which allows Member States to derogate from their responsibilities under EU asylum law in situations of “instrumentalisation” of migration.
Four back-to-back failed rainy seasons have led to an unprecedented drought which, compounded by the effects of conflict, abnormally high food prices, COVID-19 and two desert locust infestations, have pushed people into extreme hunger.
Six months since the outbreak of war in Ukraine, the scale of displacement, destruction, and traumatising impact on civilian lives are devastating. Secretary General of the Danish Refugee Council (DRC), Charlotte Slente, visited the war-torn country that today marks a tragic milestone - and where the urgency of timely action is critical to respond to humanitarian needs.
It is with great sadness that the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) must inform of the passing of a colleague from our country team in Afghanistan.
The Uganda Cash Consortium led by DRC in partnership with the Uganda Red Cross Society and The Lutheran World Federation has received an additional €6m from the European Union to continue the provision of cash-based assistance to refugees.
The EU and Member States must commit to the protection of all refugees and properly support civil society under pressure.
The forecasts is an update to the Global Displacement Forecast report launched in February 2022. The updated forecasts align well with the preliminary forecast report, i.e., displacement will primarily occur and be hosted in low-income countries with poor humanitarian access.
A devastating and deadly earthquake has hit Afghanistan. It is feared to be the worst the country has seen in decades and to have cost the lives of hundreds.
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC), International Rescue Committee (IRC) and Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) urge States to learn from the response to the Ukraine crisis and act with the same urgency to support all people fleeing conflict.
On Wednesday the 8th of June, armed men attacked a camp in Kashuga, North Kivu province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), where families had sought safety after fleeing conflict between armed groups and the national armed forces (FARDC), leaving seven people dead.
DRC becomes the first international humanitarian organisation in Ukraine to establish a formal partnership with the State Emergency Services of Ukraine on Humanitarian Mine Action and Explosive Ordnance Disposal.
We urge governments to make concrete and substantial commitments to address the needs identified by affected states, civil society, and people experiencing hunger.
As Afghanistan continues to face a multitude of challenges including floods, food insecurity, and a rapidly deteriorating economy, a multi-stakeholder and whole-of-society approach is essential to address both short- and long-term needs.
As donors convene in Geneva, over 50 NGOs and NGO networks call for an urgent and substantial step-up in funding and leadership to respond to the humanitarian catastrophe facing millions in the Horn of Africa due to the severe drought, warning that further delays will cost lives.
Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark is currently visiting Bangladesh with a climate sustainability agenda. On Tuesday 26 April 2022, she went to meet Rohingya in the world’s largest complex for displaced people, hosted in Cox's Bazar to see the work of DRC.
While the world zooms in on Ukraine, humanitarian crises elsewhere persist and expand, with far less attention and support politically and financially, and many at risk of being further exacerbated by the Ukraine crisis and its impact on food prices and supplies.