NGO statement following the demolition of refugees homes in Lebanon
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...
Uganda: More support needed to fight environmental degradation around refugee settlements
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.
Nadia Nadim shines a ray of hope to refugees in Kenya
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...
Nadia Nadim to be new ambassador for DRC
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.
In war-torn Libya, EU must shift its migration policies
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.
Surge in violence forcibly displaces tens of thousands in DR Congo
Urgent action is needed to help tens of thousands of people forced to flee their homes following armed attacks in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, 18 humanitarian organizations warned today.
RIGHTS AT RISK: Implications of a closer nexus between asylum and return procedures
On the backdrop of the political push for increasing effectiveness of the migration management system in the EU and for ensuring a more direct link between the asylum and return procedure, DRC reiterates the need for a critical...
Christian Friis Bach has stepped down from his role as Secretary General in the Danish Refugee Council
Christian Friis Bach has stepped down from his role as Secretary General in the Danish Refugee Council as from 24 April.
Statement of INGOs in Myanmar on the situation in Rakhine
As international NGOs supporting communities throughout Rakhine State, we express our deep concern with the continued fighting between the Myanmar Security and the Arakan Army Forces.
Partnerships and new technology are key for sustainable water supply in refugee camps
Our partnership with Grundfos and DTU ensures sustainable drinking water for refugees in Uganda through water stations powered by solar cells.