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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.
In the 2020 edition of its annual flagship publication, the Mixed Migration Centre of the Danish Refugee Council focuses on mixed migration and cities as the urban frontlines for displacement and mobility.
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 serious violations committed at European borders with impunity must end. It is now up to Members of the European Parliament and Member States to ensure that violations of rights at EU borders are recorded, that those responsible are held to account and that justice for individuals affected is guaranteed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
DRC has conducted a study exploring the impact of COVID-19 on Global Compact on Refugees. A companion report on the Global Compact for Migration was commissioned by MMC and conducted in parallel. Both were presented and discussed at a well-visited and lively webinar on 14 October.
EU should not confuse hard borders with an effective asylum system. The EU’s priority should be to protect people not borders.
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.
Urgent call to action: The undersigned organisations reiterate their call on the governments of EU Member States, with support from the European Commission to urgently relocate displaced individuals from Greece.
Lebanon, a country already on the verge of collapse, now finds itself at the epicenter of yet another crisis following a massive explosion.
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.
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.
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.
Increasingly restrictive border policies have created the most dangerous route in the world. The coronavirus pandemic has made it even worse.
DRC and partners will assist over 116,000 vulnerable people in Afghanistan with €7 million EU Humanitarian Aid package.
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In view of the humanitarian response in the North-West and South-West regions in Cameroun, we, as International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) active on the ground, remain committed to deliver humanitarian assistance to all civilian populations affected by the on-going crisis based on need and without discrimination, in order to save lives.