NEWS

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Torrential rains and flooding mark only the beginning of Iraq’s rainy season

05.12.2018

Thousands of families, already struggling to survive throughout Iraq’s displacement camps and host communities, were forced to flee as flood waters consumed their homes

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DRC warmly welcomes UN member States’ support to the Global Compact on Refugees

14.11.2018

Yesterday, the Global Compact on Refugees was approved preliminarily with overwhelming support from UN member states in New York. The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is pleased with the member states' support to the compact and is...

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New outbreak of violence in Batangafo, Central African Republic, causes new wave of mass displacements

14.11.2018

The recent clashes in Northern Central African Republic (CAR) have left thousands without shelter, food and water.

Myanmar

42 NGOs warn that return of refugees to Myanmar now would be dangerous and premature

09.11.2018

Humanitarian and civil society agencies working in Rakhine State in Myanmar and in the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh are deeply concerned that the repatriation of refugees will commence in mid-November, according to an a...

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Many refugees and migrants experience abuses

09.11.2018

Despite different motives and routes, migrants in mixed migration flows have one thing in common: they experience severe abuses, often as victims of policies trying to stop them and via the smugglers who profit from their movem...

Investigation of alleged assault in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

26.11.2018

The Danish Refugee Council regret to inform that there has been an alleged sexual assault on a minor at one of DRC shelter distribution points in a refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.

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Joint INGO statement on the escalation of fighting in Hodeidah

08.11.2018

International non-government organisations (INGOs) in Yemen are appalled by the renewed increase in intensity of hostilities in and around Hodeidah city. After calls for a ceasefire by the international community only a matter ...

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Conference: “People in mixed migration flows – a complex reality”

05.11.2018

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) and the Mixed Migration Centre (MMC) are organizing a conference which will bring together experts on mixed migration. The conference will take place on 9 November in the UN City in Copenhagen a...

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Verification exercise confirms Uganda hosts Africa’s largest refugee population, but funding fails to match

01.11.2018

19 NGOs call on international donors to share responsibility and increase funding

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EU-Libya migration cooperation: Shipwrecked values of humanity

19.10.2018

The Danish Refugee Council calls for an urgent change to the EU’s external migration cooperation in the Central Mediterranean and beyond from policies that focus on securitizing borders to policies that prioritize saving lives;...