As a single mother and a refugee, Khawla has learned her life lessons and now works in empowering refugee women in Turkey.
After fleeing his conflict-ridden country, Ali tries to build a new life in refuge.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The violent and protracted insurgency in northeastern Nigeria has left thousands of women as single breadwinners. Many live with severe disabilities as a result of violence and abuse. Salamatu is one of those women who, against all odds but with hard work and only a bit of help, has lifted herself and her children out of poverty.
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.
Read two poems written by Rohingya refugees currently in Cox's Bazar refugee camp in Bangladesh.
Lebanon, a country already on the verge of collapse, now finds itself at the epicenter of yet another crisis following a massive explosion.
Through the EU funded project, Building Resilience in Complex Crisis, a business savvy mother improves living conditions for herself and her family.
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.
Inside a displacement camp in Iraq, Anwar tells the effects the pandemic has had on her life.
Increasingly restrictive border policies have created the most dangerous route in the world. The coronavirus pandemic has made it even worse.
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.