Vulnerable asylum seekers returned to Italy risk inadequate reception facilities
It is arbitrary how vulnerable asylum seekers transferred to Italy are received upon arrival. That’s among the conclusions in a new report from the Swiss Refugee Council and the Danish Refugee Council, just released. This means...
Iraji Bridge in Adjumani District, Uganda
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) received a letter on 19 April 2018 from the Inspectorate of Government citing investigations into the construction of Iraji Bridge in Adjumani District, Uganda. DRC confirmed that the NGO was th...
UN migration compact shows the world still believes in dialogue and international cooperation
The adoption of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) by such an overwhelming number of countries in Marrakech is a historic milestone, a tremendous achievement by member states and the international ...
Torrential rains and flooding mark only the beginning of Iraq’s rainy season
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
DRC warmly welcomes UN member States’ support to the Global Compact on Refugees
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...
New outbreak of violence in Batangafo, Central African Republic, causes new wave of mass displacements
The recent clashes in Northern Central African Republic (CAR) have left thousands without shelter, food and water.
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 ...