NEWS

Christian Friis Bach has stepped down from his role as Secretary General in the Danish Refugee Council

Christian Friis Bach has stepped down from his role as Secretary General in the Danish Refugee Council as from 24 April.

Myanmar

Statement of INGOs in Myanmar on the situation in Rakhine

01.04.2019

As international NGOs supporting communities throughout Rakhine State, we express our deep concern with the continued fighting between the Myanmar Security and the Arakan Army Forces.

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Partnerships and new technology are key for sustainable water supply in refugee camps

21.03.2019

Our partnership with Grundfos and DTU ensures sustainable drinking water for refugees in Uganda through water stations powered by solar cells.

Moria

Third anniversary of the EU-Turkey Statement: Out of sight, out of mind

14.03.2019

On the occasion of the third anniversary of the EU-Turkey Statement, NGOs including the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) reiterate the need for a change in policies and practices that trap refugees and migrants in the Greek hotspot...

Aid In Limbo

Brussels Syria conference: Syrians don’t need handouts, they need to rebuild their lives

12.03.2019

Oxfam and the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) today called on governments and other donors to provide more funding to help Syrians recover from eight years of conflict and rebuild their lives. The international agencies also call...

Afghanistan -refugees

Returns lead to depression and dreams of re-migration among Afghans

12.03.2019

Depression, anxiety, isolation and stress. It is not easy to return to a country plagued by decades of conflict. And according to a new report by the Danish Refugee Council’s Mixed Migration Centre, psychological hardships make...

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Statement at the Yemen pledging conference

26.02.2019

Statement delivered by Christian Friis Bach, Secretary General at the Danish Refugee Council, at the Yemen pledging conference in Geneva, February 26:

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DRC among top-three of world’s best NGO’s

06.02.2019

Once again the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is ranked third best NGO in the world on NGO Advisor’s recently published annual list. Thus, Denmark's largest humanitarian NGO retains its position from last year, and for six consec...

Shipwreck

Timely and predictable European arrangements for disembarkation

01.02.2019

Since January 2018, at least 2,500 women, children and men have drowned in the Mediterranean, and several NGO rescue boats and their passengers been forced to endure up to several weeks stranded at sea without permission to dis...

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After four years of conflict, millions of Yemenis are pushed to the brink of famine

15.01.2018

As we enter 2019 and almost four years since the start of the war, Yemen continues to be torn apart by conflict, diminished purchasing power, currency fluctuations, collapsing public services, grave violations against children,...