Timely and predictable European arrangements for disembarkation
Since January 2018, at least 2,500 women, children and men have drowned in the Mediterranean, and several NGO rescue boats and their passengers been forced to endure up to several weeks stranded at sea without permission to dis...
After four years of conflict, millions of Yemenis are pushed to the brink of famine
As we enter 2019 and almost four years since the start of the war, Yemen continues to be torn apart by conflict, diminished purchasing power, currency fluctuations, collapsing public services, grave violations against children,...
Despite being displaced Maryan turns over a new leaf
Despite the good efforts by humanitarian actors to provide assistance in response to the harsh drought in Somalia in 2017, a lot of displaced families were still lacking food in 2018. DRC provided life-saving cash assistance to...
The Global Compact on Refugees is a positive step toward a better refugee response
International Rescue Committee, Oxfam, Save the Children, Norwegian Refugee Council and Danish Refugee Council welcome the affirmation of the Global Compact on Refugees today. The Compact has the potential to provide better pro...
EU Humanitarian Aid project benefits 350,000 refugees and hosts in Uganda
An EU Humanitarian Aid funded project led by the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) in Uganda comes to an end this December having benefitted 350,000 refugees and members of the host community.
Statement regarding donated clothes
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) would like to clarify a couple of issues regarding distribution of donated clothes in Tanzania in response to erroneous reports in various media outlets. No inappropriate clothing items were han...
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