DRC reaction to the Brussels IV conference on supporting Syria and the region
In a reaction to the Brussels IV conference on 30 June organised by the European Union and co-hosted by the UN, the Danish Refugee Council’s Secretary General, Charlotte Slente, commented:
INGOs concerned upsurge in fighting in Rakhine State will cause greater hunger, displacement and vulnerability
As international humanitarian organisations working with communities throughout Rakhine State, we express deep concern for all those affected by the upsurge in fighting between the Arakan Army (AA) and the Myanmar Military in n...
Into the unknown: Listening to Syria’s displaced in the search for durable solutions
Over 50 Syrian and international NGOs published a report calling for action by participants of the upcoming Brussels IV Conference on the Future of Syria and the Region to support people displaced in and from Syria in their sea...
New online course about the danger of mines and explosive remnants of war launched in Ukraine
Danish Refugee Council – Danish Demining Group (DRC-DDG), with funding from the EU, has launched an online course for school children living in eastern Ukraine to help them keep safe in areas contaminated with mines and explosi...
Danish Refugee Council Calls For Solutions For The World’s 79.5 million Refugees And Displaced
According to new figures from the UNHCR, the number of refugees and displaced persons worldwide has gone up from 70.8 million to 79.5 million since last year. This tragic, however not unexpected, rise highlights the need for wo...
Organisations strongly condemn attack on civilians in Yemen
Eight international non-governmental organisations working in Yemen strongly condemn the reprehensible attack that took place yesterday in the north of Yemen, killing 13 civilians – including four children.
Mitigating the effects of the global health crisis in the Saharawi refugee camps
The COVID-19 health crisis is exacerbating an already dire situation for the Saharawi refugees in south western Algeria. Long-term needs must be addressed to mitigate ramifications of the crisis.
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...