42 NGOs warn that return of refugees to Myanmar now would be dangerous and premature
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...
Many refugees and migrants experience abuses
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
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.
Joint INGO statement on the escalation of fighting in Hodeidah
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 ...
Conference: “People in mixed migration flows – a complex reality”
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...
Verification exercise confirms Uganda hosts Africa’s largest refugee population, but funding fails to match
19 NGOs call on international donors to share responsibility and increase funding
EU-Libya migration cooperation: Shipwrecked values of humanity
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;...
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.