STORIES FROM THE FIELD
Apprenticeship programme equips Congolese refugees in Uganda with vocation skills
An apprentice programme by the Danish Refugee Council in Uganda is equipping vulnerable young Congolese in Kyaka II refugee settlement in south western Uganda with vocations skills to enhance their self- reliance.
DRC Yemen going green
Solar panels in Yemen have helped the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) to save 7.500 liters of diesel annually. A combination of rising fuel and electricity prices together with a decision to reduce the carbon footprint and becomin...
Promoting dialogue in Greek refugee sites
In efforts to understand and address the needs of the refugee community, the Danish Refugee Council’s protection team in Greece has set up regular focus group discussions as well as awareness raising and sensitisation sessions ...
Access to food requires a proper road
In the village Xudur Cusub, Afgoye in Somalia lack of access to food very literally used to pose a significant challenge. During rainy seasons the village’s only road to the market would get flooded making it inaccessible to ...
DRC legal aid empowers refugee women in Greece
Crossing borders and starting a life in a new country brings many questions forth. Refugees need information on asylum procedures, their status, their rights and the related legal framework.
New roads connects local communities in Uganda to social services
Community access roads opened and rehabilitated by the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) in northern Uganda are helping connect rural communities to markets, trading centres, schools and health facilities.
A new year in a new country for Congolese refugees in Uganda
Close to 5,000 Congolese refugees have arrived in Uganda throughout the past two weeks. They have fled from violence and conflict but in Kayaka II settlement many are already preparing themselves for a new life with the help of...
Art and craft brings refugee women closer to Greeks
“This is a big day for me, to see such warmth from Greek women towards us,” the words coming from a refugee woman who wishes to remain anonymous and lives at Volos mainland site.*
Celebrating Children’s Day in Greece
“I want every child to go to bed well-fed,” 14-year-old Loulou said on Universal Children’s day; November 20, at the Koutsochero site, central Greece.
For Burundian refugees in Tanzania, support from DRC comes through shelter and latrines
A total of 24,326 Burundian refugees and asylum seekers in Nduta camp in North Western Tanzania have benefited from transitional shelters and latrines constructed by the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) with support from EU humanit...