STORIES FROM THE FIELD

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Vincent has big plans - all he needs is a printer

05.05.2017

Large numbers of refugees have greatly affected the area where Vincent Kenyi grew up. He now lives in a refugee camp though he is not a refugee. But he is happy about the changes because it has granted him new opportunities to ...

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Clean drinking water to conflict-affected Iraqis south of Mosul

27.04.2017

A new water treatment plant on the banks of the Tigris River will provide clean drinking water for more than 50,000 Iraqis at the Qayyarah Airstrip Emergency Site, the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) said Thursday.

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DRC Sanitation project improves quality of life for conflict-affected residents in Iraqi town

10.04.2017

The last time Nureddin’s house was flooded by sewage, his children and pregnant wife were forced to run up to the second-floor of their modest home in the town of Dibis, in Iraq’s Kirkuk Governorate. The culprit was a blocked d...

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Promoting durable solutions in Iraq’s conflict-affected communities

10.04.2017

The Danish Refugee Council have supported displaced Iraqis with life-skills training and cash for work opportunities, as well as community initiatives that aim to foster better relations among Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs...

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Clean water for conflict-affected Iraqis near Mosul

05.04.2017

As fighting between government-allied forces and the so-called Islamic State (IS) intensifies in Northern Iraq, adequate access to clean and safe drinking water is becoming increasingly limited with severe damage to water infra...

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A Super-hero Mother

21.03.2017

Today, countries in the Middle East celebrate Mother’s Day, and with ongoing conflicts in the region, mothers remain vulnerable and continue to face risks in their daily lives. As a mother, widowed and displaced twice, Shada is...

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The war in Syria has turned Qutoof into an adult

21.03.2017

12-year-old Qutoof has lived half of her life in war. Like many Syrian children, she has become an adult much too early.

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In search of a new beginning

20.03.2017

For many Syrian Kurdish refugees in Greece this year’s Newroz celebrations will mark a new beginning after years of struggle during war. The Danish Refugee Council in Greece is busy helping to organize the festivities.

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Danish Minister for Development Cooperation visits Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya

The Danish Minister for Development Cooperation Ulla Tørnæs visited Kakuma refugee camp on International Women’s Day, 8th March 2017. During that time, the Minister and her delegation got an opportunity to tour several programm...

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"Because you are important, you must speak"

10.03.2017

On International Women’s Day, March 8, Jordanian and Syrian women speak about their achievements