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...
Monsoon causing havoc in the largest refugee camp in the world
The monsoon is raging in Bangladesh where the largest refugee camp in the world is located. It is home to around one million Rohingya people, a persecuted minority. Families that have already lost everything they had are now at...
Funding gaps threaten critical aid for refugees in Uganda
Joint statement by 25 international NGOs in Uganda on the need for urgent action to address gaps in funding for the refugee response.
Statement on the Yemen situation
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) continues the deliver assistance to affected communities despite security challenges and sustained access constraints.