Emergency water, sanitation and hygiene assistance to civilians fleeing Tel Afar
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is providing emergency water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) assistance for civilians fleeing Tel Afar district as Iraq’s government announced the launch of new military operations early Sunday ...
World Humanitarian Day as the humanitarian space is shrinking
While the number of forcibly displaced is record high, hence also the demand for humanitarian assistance, the pressure on humanitarian organisations and their staff is increasing. Lack of access to people in need together with ...
Open Letter to the UN Secretary-General for immediate action on the Central African Republic
The open letter is signed on behalf of ACTED, Action Contre la Faim, Danish Refugee Council, Premiere Urgence, the International Rescue Committee and the Norwegian Refugee Council.
DRC immediately responds to humanitarian crisis in Batangafo (CAR)
At the end of July, resurgent conflict in the small municipality of Batangafo in Central African Republic forced more than half of the city’s population to flee. DRC is the only NGO present and capable of acting promptly by pro...
Airport closure in Yemen costing thousands of lives
10,000 civilians have died as they have not been able to travel abroad for lifesaving treatment. That equals the number of people killed in violent attacks.
DRC exits from Côte d’Ivoire after 11 years
Today the Danish Refugee Council ends its operations in Côte d’Ivoire after 11 years in country.
EU official meets with women and children in Central African Republic
M. Maser Visi, General Director of the European Union’s International Cooperation and Development Department (DG-DEVCO), met with the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) and its partner, Flamboyant in Bangui, the capital of the Centra...
Christian Friis Bach is DRC's next Secretary General
Former UN Under-Secretary-General and Minister for Development Cooperation in Denmark, Mr. Christian Friis Bach, will take over as Secretary General of the Danish Refugee Council on November 1st this year. He will replace Andre...
DRC exits from Liberia after 19 years in country
In June 2017, the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) ended its operations in Liberia and exited the country after 19 years. Speaking at the closing ceremony, Audrey Crawford, Country Director of DRC Liberia, said: “We view DRC’s depa...
Record revenue - on a sad background
The Danish Refugee Council is reporting a record revenue of 2.9 billion - on a sad background.