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Paperless people of post-conflict Iraq

18.09.2019

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...

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61 NGOs warn of worsening crisis in Myanmar, call for refugees’ engagement on safe, voluntary returns

21.08.2019

In joint statement, 61 NGO's working in Bangladesh and Myanmar warn of unsafe conditions for Rohingya-refugees if returned forcefully to Myanmar and called for inclusion of refugees in the decision-making of their future.

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Statement from DRC Yemen

09.08.2019

DRC is aware of pictures being circulated showing an armed man in Yemen wearing a vest with DRC visibility - he is however, NOT a DRC employee.

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Ensuring support to mothers, children in Ebola-affected areas in DR Congo

01.08.2019

Since yet another outbreak of the potentially fatal Ebola virus was declared in DR Congo a year ago, the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) have worked tirelessly to combat the spreading of the disease and provide psychosocial suppor...

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Again in 2018, DRC's international operations grew: “a declaration of trust in our work”

30.07.2019

As the world last year experienced the highest number of refugees and displaced people since World War II, the work of the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) was sought-after like ever before. This is reflected in the organisation's ...

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NGO statement following the demolition of refugees homes in Lebanon

01.07.2019

At 4:30 am on July 1st, military units moved into several camps in Arsal, Lebanon and demolished at least 20 homes. The presence of soldiers in those camps at dawn, and the demolition of homes with heavy machinery is a traumati...

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Uganda: More support needed to fight environmental degradation around refugee settlements

20.06.2019

On the occasion of World Refugee Day, 16 non-governmental organisations call for urgent action to prevent and mitigate the impact of environmental degradation around refugee settlements in Uganda.

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Nadia Nadim shines a ray of hope to refugees in Kenya

12.06.2019

Born in Afghanistan, Nadia Nadim came to Denmark at the age of 12 as a refugee. Despite all she experienced, she never gave up on her aspirations and ambitions of becoming a footballer. She has risen up the ranks to become a ce...

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Nadia Nadim to be new ambassador for DRC

28.05.19

Football star Nadia Nadim will be a new ambassador for DRC. Nadia Nadim was forced to flee from Afghanistan when she was a child. And now she dreams of giving other children on the run hope and belief.

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In war-torn Libya, EU must shift its migration policies

24.05.2019

The Danish Refugee Council and the Libya INGO Forum call on the European Union and its Member States to urgently revise their policies on migration as human suffering continues to rise in Libya.