DRC work in Torino
In northern Italy, refugees and migrants are living a very challenging life, after COVID-19 has limited the possibility to get food and find shelter for the night.
DRC closes demining operations in Vietnam due to lack of funding
After seven years in Vietnam, DRC's demining unit DDG has officially closed operations throughout the country. Between 2013- 2019, DDG is proud to report that more than 1,2 million m2 of land being returned to communities throu...
COVID-19 will trigger a ‘Crisis in a Crisis’ for Refugees and Displaced Persons
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) launches its first ever global appeal to address the consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak for displaced persons. If no action is taken now, DRC warns that the COVID-19 crisis will have devastat...
Extreme concern after the death of an aid worker transporting COVID-19 test samples in Myanmar
With shock and sadness 16 humanitarian organizations received the news of a fatal shooting incident involving a vehicle of the World Health Organization (WHO) carrying COVID-19 test samples in Rakhine State. We express our sinc...
The protection of refugees is necessary for an effective COVID-19 response in Greece
The Danish Refugee Council is highly concerned about the inadequate protection of asylum seekers and refugees following the lockdown of Koutochero site in central Greece.
Joint statement by IRC, MMC and DRC
The Danish Refugee Council, the International Rescue Committee and the Mixed Migration Center call for governments and local authorities to protect the lives of all, regardless of status, and to ensure all migrants and refugees...
DRC welcomes announcement of a two-week ceasefire in Yemen
The Danish Refugee Council welcomes the announcement by the Saudi-led coalition of a two-week ceasefire in Yemen.
DRC will remain and continue support to displaced people during COVID-19 crisis
As one of the world’s leading displacement organizations with a presence in 40 countries, DRC will remain and continue to serve and deliver to the extent possible during the COVID-19 crisis.
Open Letter: Renew Efforts to Relocate Unaccompanied Children
Open letter to European governments: Immediately honour commitments to relocate unaccompanied children from the Greek islands.
New naval mission in the Central Mediterranean to be launched on 1 April 2020
A final agreement on a new naval mission in the Central Mediterranean was reached on 26 March 2020 between EU Member States. The new mission has gone to great lengths to avoid becoming a “pull factor”. The EU and Member States ...