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Joint NGO Statement: IGAD Heads of State Special Summit on Durable Solutions for Somali Refugees


The membership of the Regional Durable Solutions Secretariat (ReDSS), Somalia NGO Consortium and the Inter-agency Working Group (IAWG) welcome the Special Summit of the IGAD Heads of State on Durable Solutions for Somali refuge...

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DRC scales up response in Somaliland to avert possible famine


The drought situation in Somaliland continues to get worse following consequent poor rainy seasons. There are growing fears that the country could face a famine, which would have devastating impact on the population. The Danish...


DRC: Anniversary of EU-Turkey deal calls for hard look at policies


On the occasion of the one year anniversary of the launch of the EU-Turkey Statement, The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) issues a policy brief, which takes a critical look at the trend towards externalization in EU asylum and mig...

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International Director retires after 25 years of working to promote a dignified life for refugees


For 25 years, Ann Mary Olsen has worked to help those fleeing conflicts and disasters. Now she has decided to retire after seven years as International Director - a time period during which the organization has become Denmark’s...

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Extensive DRC effort to counter the ‘four famines’


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.


Danish Refugee Council appoints new International Director


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


Recommendations for a more efficient and sustainable Dublin System


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


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


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


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


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...