STORIES FROM THE FIELD
LGBTQI refugees find support at the DRC Urban Project in Athens
Sexual minorities continue to be oppressed and persecuted around the world. As a result, gay people often seek protection outside their home countries. In the Greek capital, DRC Urban Project supports refugees and asylum seeker...
Starting over in refuge
After losing everything they have worked for to the war in Syria, three refugees in Turkey are rebuilding their lives from scratch.
Lost in Refuge – a documentary about the stories of Syrian refugees in Turkey
Eight years on, the war in Syria has taken a heavy toll on Syria’s people and left millions displaced both inside and outside of the country. The new online documentary ‘Lost in Refuge – the Turkey Edition’ portrays three Syria...
Innovative farming boosts food production for refugees in Uganda
An innovative farming model being implemented by the Danish Refugee Council is beginning to bear fruit for refugees and their Ugandan hosts.
Young Syrian refugees address prevalent social problems through films
A window onto another world: The Danish Refugee Council’s (DRC) ‘Youth Oscars’ gives young Syrian refugees and vulnerable Jordanians a chance to showcase their films and celebrate their work among family and loved ones.
Giving back: Solidarity amongst Burundian Refugee women in camps
In Nduta Camp in Kigoma Region, Tanzania, a jovial group of Burundian refugee women seated together, babies asleep on their laps and toddlers chasing each other in circles. The women are engaging in casual chats while they sew ...
Community Dialogue Forums Foster Peaceful Coexistence between Communities in Kigoma Region, Tanzania
“There is no better way to resolve disputes than sitting in a round table and discussing the issues peacefully.” – a reflective thought from Frederick, a refugee participant from Mtendeli Refugee Camp.
New EU-funded project to benefit Vulnerable Refugees in Uganda
A European Union-funded humanitarian project, extending over twelve months, has been launched in Uganda to address the basic needs of DR Congolese refugees in the southwest of the country. The project was presented today, 14 Ma...
Syrian refugee brings a strand of normal life to women living in the Azraq Camp
The idea feels magnificently ordinary – even mundane. It is something that we see and experience almost every day. But for women living inside refugee camps, it is a reminder of what life back home used to be like.
Rebuilding lives and livelihoods in Kosovo
Srdjan Dimić and his wife fled from their home in Izvor, Kosovo, to Serbia in 1999. In 2017, they returned with their baby daughter to find their house completely destroyed. With nowhere to live and no means to pay rent, the fa...