New online course about the danger of mines and explosive remnants of war launched in Ukraine
Danish Refugee Council – Danish Demining Group (DRC-DDG), with funding from the EU, has launched an online course for school children living in eastern Ukraine to help them keep safe in areas contaminated with mines and explosi...
Statement from INGOs delivering humanitarian assistance to crisis-affected populations in North-West and South-West regions of Cameroun
In view of the humanitarian response in the North-West and South-West regions in Cameroun, we, as International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) active on the ground, remain committed to deliver humanitarian assistance to...
Danish Refugee Council Calls For Solutions For The World’s 79.5 million Refugees And Displaced
According to new figures from the UNHCR, the number of refugees and displaced persons worldwide has gone up from 70.8 million to 79.5 million since last year. This tragic, however not unexpected, rise highlights the need for wo...
Organisations strongly condemn attack on civilians in Yemen
Eight international non-governmental organisations working in Yemen strongly condemn the reprehensible attack that took place yesterday in the north of Yemen, killing 13 civilians – including four children.
Mitigating the effects of the global health crisis in the Saharawi refugee camps
The COVID-19 health crisis is exacerbating an already dire situation for the Saharawi refugees in south western Algeria. Long-term needs must be addressed to mitigate ramifications of the crisis.
DRC work in Torino
In northern Italy, refugees and migrants are living a very challenging life, after COVID-19 has limited the possibility to get food and find shelter for the night.
DRC closes demining operations in Vietnam due to lack of funding
After seven years in Vietnam, DRC's demining unit DDG has officially closed operations throughout the country. Between 2013- 2019, DDG is proud to report that more than 1,2 million m2 of land being returned to communities throu...
COVID-19 will trigger a ‘Crisis in a Crisis’ for Refugees and Displaced Persons
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) launches its first ever global appeal to address the consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak for displaced persons. If no action is taken now, DRC warns that the COVID-19 crisis will have devastat...
Extreme concern after the death of an aid worker transporting COVID-19 test samples in Myanmar
With shock and sadness 16 humanitarian organizations received the news of a fatal shooting incident involving a vehicle of the World Health Organization (WHO) carrying COVID-19 test samples in Rakhine State. We express our sinc...
Regarding article in The New Humanitarian about DR Congo
In relation to the article “Congo aid scam triggers sector-wide alarm” in The New Humanitarian (TNH), published on June 11, DRC would like to make the following clarification.