Despite abuse and violence, women and girls on the move have no choice but to keep going forward
A large number of women and girls decide to leave their home country in search of a better life. But according to a new report they are at great risk of experiencing traumatic violations such as rape, kidnapping, sexual exploit...
The humanitarian situation in Yemen deteriorates every hour
With current fighting and constant changing front lines, more people are being displaced every day – and more than 20 million people in Yemen are in need of aid. The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is assisting newly displaced wit...
Conditions at Moria are “shameful”
19 NGOs decry conditions at the site, now worse than ever, and call for sustainable solutions to both decongest the islands and improve conditions across first receptions centres in North Aegean Sea.
Aid Agencies Call on World Powers to Avoid a Humanitarian Catastrophe in Idlib
Millions of civilians trapped in Idlib face the prospect of the greatest humanitarian catastrophe in Syria’s seven-year war, should there be a major military escalation in the country’s North West. Eight leading aid agencies ar...
Christian Friis Bach in Cox’s Bazar: “we must do more to give the Rohingya refugees a life in dignity”
A year has gone since hundreds of thousands of Rohingyas were forced to leave their homes after violence broke out in Myanmar. They sought refuge in neighboring Bangladesh leading to the establishment of the largest refugee cam...
One Year On: Meaningful progress needed to end impunity, discrimination and segregation in Rakhine State
As the UN Security Council meets in New York to mark one year since nearly 700,000 Rohingya refugees fled to neighboring Bangladesh, International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) working in Myanmar say 600,000 Rohingya s...
DRC Introduces New Leading Think Tank on Mixed Migration
Population movements are becoming more and more complex. There is rarely one reason to why people feel forced to leave their home, but the paths they take and obstacles they meet are often the same. As an international human ri...
NGOs in Yemen condemn horrific attacks in Sa’ada
International non-government organisations (INGOs) in Yemen strongly condemn horrific Coalition airstrikes on a bus transporting school children in Yemen yesterday. This bombing follows an unacceptable trend of attacks on civil...
A Tiresome Flight to Safety
With more than 96,000 people, Nguenyyiel in Western Ethiopia is one of the camps for refugees fleeing the horrific civil war in South Sudan. Sarah and Nyakuon made the journey to safety - but with much hardship on their way.
Syrian refugees need help with mental traumas
More than half of the Syrian refugees living in Lebanon need support to tackle their psychological problems and mental traumas. However, only one in four receives the assistance needed, according to a new report from Dignity an...