STORIES FROM THE FIELD
Refugees in Greece celebrate communities’ richness
Community members of all faiths and ethnicities celebrated the spring season in the Koutsochero refugee hosting site, mainland Greece, showcasing the music and dance, language and art that people bring with them also when there...
Football tournament brings refugee youth together in Greece
In Greek mainland sites, the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) organizes recreational activities aiming to provide an inclusive and safe environment for all residents who often come from many different countries.
Supporting Refugee Women in Greece on International Women’s Day
Every year on March 8, the world celebrates International Women’s Day, acknowledging the achievements of women. In Greece the Danish Refugee Council saw the day as an opportunity to shed light on the stories of female refugees ...
DRC constructs 1,253 transitional shelters in Nigeria
In Northeastern Nigeria, the Danish Refugee Council brings hope to the displaced and communities affected by the conflict by constructing transitional shelters.
Activism campaign against sexual and gender-based violence and child protection
More than 4,700 children have participated in activities aimed at promoting child protection in refugee camps in Burkina Faso. The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) contributes to ending sexual and gender-based violence by working w...
Dignified menstrual hygiene for South Sudanese Refugees in Uganda
In a refugee settlement in Uganda, the Danish Refugee Council distributes reusable menstruation pads and other hygiene items. The girls and women in the settlement now feel more comfortable and safe with their hygiene.
Cash distribution in Amran governorate of Yemen
A staggering 20.7 million people in Yemen need some kind of humanitarian or protection support. To mitigate some of the needs, DRC Yemen provided cash for winterization to 1,773 vulnerable households in Amran in February 2018.
DRC site expansion project gives refugees room to breathe
Privacy is a luxury many take for granted. However, for hundreds of refugees living in prefabricated accommodations in Greece, overcrowding means a loss of dignity and personal space. A new expansion project carried out by the ...
The difference private facilities can make
For the refugees living in the Lagadikia site, significant improvements by the Danish Refugee Council have made vital improvements for their everyday lives. Access to private showers and toilets and new kitchen appliances has l...
Kickboxing as a means for youth empowerment
Young members of the kickboxing club in the Bentiu Protection of Civilians (PoC) site in South Sudan participated in a tournament that brought together a large crowd of people from all parts of the PoC, promoting peace and incl...