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Extensive DRC effort to counter the ‘four famines’

15.03.2017

The Danish Refugee Council is present in some of the worst hit areas and helps people, who are affected by the escalating ‘four famines’ in Africa and Yemen.

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Danish Refugee Council appoints new International Director

14.03.2017

Rikke Friis, who has worked for the Danish Refugee Council for almost 25 years, is taking over as International Director after Ann Mary Olsen.

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Recommendations for a more efficient and sustainable Dublin System

13.03.2017

In a new position paper The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) outlines the way forward to a fairer and more sustainable Dublin System.

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Clean Drinking Water for IDPs from Mosul area

10.03.2017

LMS treatment system helps provide IDPs in Qayyarah Airstrip in Iraq with clean drinking water.

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162 civil society organizations call for a Europe that defends the rights of everyone

08.03.2017

Ahead of the European Council’s meeting on March 9 and 10, 2017 in Brussels, the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) together with 161 other organisations urge the European leaders to stand together in a sign of solidarity and respect...

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DRC and Ole Kirk’s Foundation sets new course for humanitarian foundation work

28.02.2017

Today, the global refugee crises are more complex and long running than previously with more than 65 million forced to leave home – most being women and children. The complexity means a growing need to supplement the existing w...

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Civilians face increasing risk of being caught in crossfire as forces move on W. Mosul

22.02.17

Civilians fleeing the fighting in western Mosul may face difficulty reaching safety and are under increasing threat of being caught in the crossfire, the Danish Refugee Council warned on Wednesday, after Iraqi forces began oper...

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Danish minister impressed by visit to DRC Community Centers in Jordan

22.02.17

The Danish Minister for Development, Ulla Tørnæs, visited DRC Community Centers during a two day trip to Jordan. She expressed great admiration for the work being done.

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Famine declared in troubled part of South Sudan

20.02.17

Today the United Nations has announced a famine in the northern state of Unity in South Sudan. As many as 100,000 people are affected in the state, which has been heavily affected by fighting since conflict broke out in late 20...

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DRC urges evacuation of Elliniko sites

09.02.2017

Based on the recent developments with increased tension over living conditions in Elliniko, the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) expresses once again its concerns regarding the sub-standard living conditions in Elliniko Sites in So...