Learning the Dangers of Improvised Explosive Devices in Iraq
Fighting in Iraq has left a deadly legacy of bombs, grenades and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in areas formerly held by Islamic State. The risks for civilians are great but often unknown, with these devices coming in the...
Greece: As Winter Nears, Asylum Seekers Stuck in Tents on Islands
20 humanitarian agencies including the Danish Refugee Council express their deep concern regarding the conditions on the Greek islands. As winter approaches, thousands of asylum seekers remain in unfit and overcapacitated faci...
Unresolved conflicts producing hunger and displacement: a call to Africa and Europe
In a conference organized by Action Against Hunger and Danish Refugee Council on 21 November 2017 in Brussels, eight recommendations have been highlighted to help break the vicious circle between hunger, conflict and displaceme...
Human Rights & Aid Groups Welcome UN Peacekeeper Boost for CAR
Yesterday's unanimous decision by the UN Security Council to add a further 900 peacekeepers to the UN mission in the Central African Republic (CAR) was welcomed by a group of 16 non-governmental organisations including the Dani...
Hotspots have fundamental rights issues
Refugees and asylum seekers experience a broad range of rights violations when they arrive to the so-called hotspots in Italy and Greece. Additionally the Greek hotspots have become a form of deterrence policy, a new Danish Ref...
Humanitarian agencies condemn the closure of Yemen's air, sea and land ports
Together with seventeen other humanitarian agencies, the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) expresses serious concern today over the Saudi Arabia-led Coalition’s decision to temporarily close all entry points to Yemen, effectively se...
DRC provides clean water for South Sudanese refugees in Uganda
With more than 1 million South Sudanese refugees in Uganda, the need for services is immense. The Danish Refugee Council has installed permanent water systems in order to ensure clean drinking water for the many people seeking ...
Greece: Asylum Seekers in Abysmal Conditions on Islands
Groups - including the Danish Refugee Council - press the Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras for transfers of refugees from islands to the Greek mainland.
New report: Life in Limbo
A new report focuses on the consequences of thwarted mobility for refugees, asylum seekers and other migrants in Serbia.
Legal assistance reuniting refugee families
Changing legislation and a lack of counselling in the Greek asylum system is distressing refugees and asylum seekers and makes legal aid an essential part of the Danish Refugee Council’s (DRC) work in Greece.