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Danish Refugee Council ranked the world's fourth best NGO


NGO Advisor has just launched their exclusive list over the world’s Top 500 NGOs and the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is once again in the top section, with a ranking as number four. It is now the fourth time in a row that the ...

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The world must wake up and face the new reality


June 20 the UN World Refugee Day is marked across the globe. Statistics from UNHCR reveal yet another tragic record as the global number of refugees and displaced persons has reached 65.3 million. Nothing suggests that this neg...

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DRC warns further deaths at sea if protection measures not improved


The Danish Refugee Council has warned of further deaths at sea if alternative safe and legal routes to Europe are not identified and other protection measures are being put into place, following the deaths of at least 700 peopl...

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Global Framework on Responsibility Sharing for Refugees – What Will It Take?


Read speech presented by Andreas Kamm, Secretary General at the Danish Refugee Council at today's side event on Responsibility Sharing at the World Humanitarian Summit.

DRC adapting to operational circumstances in Lebanon


The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) has been working in Lebanon since 2004 and at the peak of the emergency between 2011 and 2013 DRC scaled up staff and programmes to meet the needs. As a consequence of reduced funding the Danish...

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Record year for the Danish Refugee Council


With more than 60 million refugees worldwide the Danish Refugee Council has seen a great increase in its workload and has been busier than ever.


DRC/DDG Horn of Africa and Yemen Annual Report 2015


The DRC/DDG Horn of Africa and Yemen (HoAY) regional office is pleased to present its 2015 Annual Report which provides insight into the programmatic work carried out in the country offices, achievement and lessons learnt acros...


DRC’s commitments for the World Humanitarian Summit

Read the Danish Refugee Council's commitments on each of the five core responsibility areas in the Agenda for Humanity in connection with the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul next week

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DRC/DDG MENA Annual Report 2015

The Danish Refugee Council and Danish Demining Group MENA Annual Report 2015 summarizes key achievements in the seven countries it operates in.


NGOs urge Kenya to reconsider intended closure of refugee camps

On May 6th, the Government of Kenya announced its intentions to close Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps as well as the Department of Refugee Affairs (DRA). A number of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), including the Danish R...