STORIES FROM THE FIELD
Through My Eyes: Refugee youth get creative and connect with Greeks through photography
Many of the refugee children and youth who have arrived in Greece have endured traumatic experiences in their perilous journeys and require separate consideration. To enable them to express themselves and restore a sense of nor...
Emergency response in a volatile environment
Epidemic hepatitis-E outbreak in Bocaranga causes additional suffering for populations living in precarious conditions in the Central African Republic.
Lost in refuge – an interactive documentary about Syrian refugees in Jordan
While the Middle East region continues to deal with multiple emergency situations that have resulted in waves of displacement, people including refugees, internally displaced and vulnerable communities need their voices to be h...
Shelter upgrade gives refugees in Alexandria space to live
Space is vital for every human being’s activities and personal health. However, for hundreds of refugees living in prefabricated accommodations in Greece, overcrowding means a loss of dignity and personal space. A new upgrade p...
From Syria and Iraq to Greece: Refugee women in Koutsochero site stay strong
Refugee and migrant women often face particularly difficult obstacles but continue to amaze the world with their strength as the primary caregivers to their children. While often being a single parent or the only parent on the ...
World Toilet Day: Improved latrine coverage for South Sudanese refugees in Uganda
A European Union funded consortium led by the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) has supported South Sudanese refugees in Uganda with construction of 7,630 household latrines, improving hygiene and sanitation in settlements in the no...
Refugee children in Greece visits Dinosaur Park
More than their home, when children become refugees they leave schooling behind. While the Greek authorities provide formal education, the Danish Refugee Council organizes non-formal educational activities at eight hosting site...
Helping Syrian refugees in Jordan in legal documentation
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) in Jordan, leading a consortium of six international NGOs, help Syrian refugees obtain the documents they require to legalise their stay in the country.
3,000 Congolese refugees benefit from DRC Cash Distribution in Uganda
Close to 3,000 Congolese refugees in Uganda have benefitted from a Danish Refugee Council (DRC) cash project in Kyaka II refugee settlement.
Towards a new life: Boosting refugees’ integration through language training
Daas Alkhatib speaks Arabic, English, Greek and understands Turkish. He is asked which language he would prefer to speak. “In Greek,” the young Syrian refugee replies, grinning with enthusiasm, “I prefer to speak Greek now that...