STORIES FROM THE FIELD

DRC office at refugee site Schisto Greece

Promoting dialogue in Greek refugee sites

31.01.2018

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 ...

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Access to food requires a proper road

29.01.2018

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 ...

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DRC legal aid empowers refugee women in Greece

22.01.2018

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 Uganda1

New roads connects local communities in Uganda to social services

11.01.2018

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.

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A new year in a new country for Congolese refugees in Uganda

02.01.2017

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...

Arts And Handcraft

Art and craft brings refugee women closer to Greeks

20.12.2017

“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.*

Childrens Right Greece

Celebrating Children’s Day in Greece

12.12.2017

“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.

Tanzania Echo Shelter

For Burundian refugees in Tanzania, support from DRC comes through shelter and latrines

05.12.2017

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...

Girls Watching Photo Exhibition In Greece

Refugee children find a “safe space” in Greek sites

22.11.2017

Greece has been a gateway for people seeking international protection and asylum in Europe. Many are families with small children who have lost their feeling of security after losing their home. At the Danish Refugee Council's ...

Toilet Day

Everyone needs a place to “go”

20.11.2017

Most take toilets for granted, but have you thought of what its like for people living in refugee camps?