After leaving behind everything in Syria, Syrian refugees tell stories of their fight to survival in Turkey.
This year the 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence (GBV) campaign is focused on four important objectives, which align with DRC’s work: to fund, respond to, prevent, and collect data on gender-based violence.
In Iraq, around 240,000 people are at immediate risk as camps for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) close across the country, forcing vulnerable families to return to homes that are damaged or destroyed by war – if they can return home at all.
In one month, tens of thousands of people have crossed the border from Ethiopia into neighbouring Sudan. They arrive tired, hungry, and traumatised, and in need of humanitarian assistance.
This December, DRC Afghanistan looks back at a series of events for DRC staff and community members across the country as part of the 16 Days of Activism Campaign between 25 November and 10 December 2020.
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.
The EU has presented a positive step forward to end impunity for rights violations at borders within and around the Union, but it risks becoming a fig leaf. Along with seven other organisations, DRC presents four key recommendations.
As a single mother and a refugee, Khawla has learned her life lessons and now works in empowering refugee women in Turkey.
While the number of Covid-19 cases are on the rise and medical capacity often fail to respond, humanitarian needs are soaring. Aid is there, but delivery is stuck. A nationwide curfew keeps all at home and prevents DRC and fellow NGOs from reaching desperate people waiting for help.
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.
Danish Refugee Council – Danish Demining Group (DRC-DDG) officially handed over two fields to the local authorities of Myrna Dolyna, which the organisation's deminers had been clearing of explosive ordnance, including mines, for more than two years.
Almost one million Rohingyas live as refugees in make-shift homes in Bangladesh's Cox’s Bazar – a district that has become known for hosting the world’s largest refugee camp. Years after a violent mass displacement of Rohingyas from their villages in Myanmar, the outlook of their return is looking bleak.
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.
Thousands of refugees and migrants dying and suffering extreme human rights abuses on journeys between West and East Africa and Africa’s Mediterranean Coast, new UNHCR/MMC report shows.
Lebanon, a country already on the verge of collapse, now finds itself at the epicenter of yet another crisis following a massive explosion.
DRC and partners will assist over 116,000 vulnerable people in Afghanistan with €7 million EU Humanitarian Aid package.
Increasingly restrictive border policies have created the most dangerous route in the world. The coronavirus pandemic has made it even worse.
We listened to people along the Central Mediterranean Route to hear about the dangers they face, their hopes for the future and how they keep going in the face of it all. Illustrator Paul Blow depicted their stories.
Aid organisations have sounded the alarm as thousands of people either go missing or perish as they journey from sub-Saharan Africa to reach Europe despite movement restrictions due to COVID-19.
Danish Refugee Council – Danish Demining Group (DRC-DDG), with funding from the EU, has launched an online course for school children living in eastern Ukraine to help them keep safe in areas contaminated with mines and explosive remnants of war.