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Fighting in South Sudan forces tens of thousands to refugee camps


New, violent fighting in South Sudan has caused around 90,000 people to flee to the neighbouring countries. Most have arrived in Uganda, but also Kakuma Camp in Northern Kenya is receiving hundreds of people every week. Therefo...


World Humanitarian Day in the shadow of crises


Today marks the UN’s World Humanitarian day, where humanitarians across the world are being honored for their dedicated work. It happens at a time where the humanitarian challenges are greater than ever with a combination of a ...


Swedish PM attends debate panel on livelihoods in Amman


The Swedish Prime Minister H.E. Mr. Stefan Löfven attended a debate panel on livelihood opportunities for Jordanian and Syrian youth at the Danish Refugee Council’s (DRC) Mahatta Tarabot centre in Amman on Monday, August 15.

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South Sudan: Violence Fuels Humanitarian Crisis


Warring parties, international community and UN peacekeeping force must do more to protect civilians and aid agencies

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DRC Steps Up Emergency Response for South Sudanese Refugees in Uganda


The latest wave of violence in South Sudan have forced more than 36,000 people to cross into Uganda and more people are expected over the next couple of days. As one of the leading agencies receiving and assisting the new arriv...

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Danish Refugee Council statements on protracted displacement


As part of an expert panel at the European Parliament, in a hearing with the Development and Foreign Affairs Committees the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Brussels representative, Birte Hald addressed the issue protracted forced ...

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Danish Foreign Minister opens new community centre in Turkey


The Danish Foreign Minister Mr. Kristian Jensen has opened the newest of the four community centres run by the Danish Refugee Council in Turkey. The centre is funded by DG European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operatio...

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Fourth DRC community centre opens in Turkey


The Danish Refugee Council on Tuesday opens the first Community Centre (CC) in Kahramanmaraş province, Turkey, hosting more than 80,000 Syrian refugees. The centre is funded by DG European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid ...


More aid needed for massive influx from Fallujah


More than 83,000 people have fled Fallujah and its surrounding areas the last month, overstraining humanitarian actors as the number of displaced from the area doubled in the last 30 days, according to the Danish Refugee Counci...

Violence South Sudan


The resent violence in the capital of Juba and instability in other areas of the country generates additional displacement and raises concern for the people in South Sudan. Danish Refugee Council has initiated a partial evacuat...