NGO joint statement calling for inclusive peace from the Sahrawi refugee camps
In response to the MINURSO (United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara) mandate renewal by the UN Security Council and in commemoration of this year’s Women, Peace, and Security week at the UN, DRC joins three ...
New Mixed Migration Review: The Future of Migration
In its annual publication, the Mixed Migration Centre (MMC) analyses the future of mixed migration through the lens of topics such as climate change, artificial intelligence, economics, securitisation, demography, politics and ...
NGOs call on the EU and its member states to demonstrate leadership on resettlement at the Global Refugee Forum 2019
Ahead of the Global Refugee Forum on 17th and 18th December 2019, the undersigned organisations call on the EU and its member states to demonstrate leadership on resettlement.
Lean season in DR Congo: Eleven aid agencies fear for hundreds of thousands in desperate need
Hundreds of thousands of people who have fled their homes in the Ituri province of the Democratic Republic of Congo are in desperate need of food, water, shelter and medicines, eleven aid agencies warn.
The Syria INGO Regional Forum statement on impact of military developments on the civilian population in northeast Syria
The Syria INGO Regional Forum, comprising 73 INGOs, including the Danish Refugee Council, responding to the Syria crisis, expressed deep concern at the rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation since Turkey’s military operat...
International organizations call for assistance for children affected by landmines or explosive remnants of war in Ukraine
Since 2014, over 128 children have been injured by landmines, unexploded ordnance and other deadly explosive remnants of war, leaving many with disabilities. Over 38 children have been killed. Hundreds of other children are rel...
Charlotte Slente named new Secretary General for Danish Refugee Council
Charlotte Slente comes from a long career in the Danish Foreign Ministry, where she has held multiple prominent positions, including State Secretary for Development Policy. Her first day as Secretary General will be 1 December ...
Greek, EU authorities urged to break ‘vicious cycle’ of overcrowded asylum-seeker hotspots
For the third year in a row, vulnerable asylum seekers – including thousands of children – are trapped on the Greek islands of the eastern Aegean, enduring inhumane conditions in overcrowded hotspots. Although the Greek governm...
DDG and State Emergency Service of Ukraine started joint humanitarian demining in Donbas
On 16 September 2019, four teams from the State Emergency Service of Ukraine (SES), together with the Danish Demining Group (DDG), the specialized humanitarian mine action unit within the Danish Refugee Council (DRC), started h...
Paperless people of post-conflict Iraq
During the conflict with the Islamic State group (IS), 6 million Iraqi citizens were forced to flee their homes. Since the end of the conflict, more than 4 million have returned home, while 1.7 million people still live in disp...