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Syria humanitarian appeal

Together with more than 100 humanitarian agencies, the Danish Refugee Council calls for immediate and sustained access in Syria.

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A time to pay tribute to the children of Syria

Online campaign celebrates Syria’s children’s determination to reach their dreams

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Syria is now a protracted refugee crisis and efforts should reflect this reality

Syrian refugees and displaced must be able to live with dignity rather than just to survive.

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Severe drought in Somalia and Somaliland

Nearly 4.7 million people (38 per cent of the population) in drought-hit Somalia are acutely food insecure and are at risk of starving if they do not receive urgent support. The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is gearing up its e...

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A mine free world is possible

It is possible to fully implement the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention, but it requires political will, commitment and sufficient resources, the Danish Demining Group (DDG) said in a statement today ahead of the High-level Pa...

DRC staff member arrested in Somalia

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) can confirm that a staff member was arrested by the Somalia National Intelligence Agency in Beletweyne, Hiran region, Somalia on March 10, 2016.

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Danish Refugee Council provides emergency response after large scale destruction in Malakal, South Sudan

Around 30,000 internally displaced persons experienced another traumatic displacement when serious violence occurred last week in an established Protection of Civilians (PoC) site in Malakal, South Sudan. The site was populated...


Closing of borders in Europe is the wrong way to go

The Danish Refugee Council warns against the closing of European national borders, which takes place in many places in Europe due to the current influx of refugees. It can result in large refugee camps in the countries at Europ...

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"Things have improved on Lesvos compared to last year”

Danish Refugee Council's International Director, Ann Mary Olsen, visited Lesvos and the Moria registration site last week. She has witnessed how the situation has significantly improved compared to last time she was on Lesvos i...


Better conditions meet refugees in Greece

Since mid-December the Danish Refugee Council has been working to support the Greek Authorities in improving the reception conditions at Moria site on Lesvos Island.