STORIES FROM THE FIELD

20171205 16 Day Activism Campaign

Activism campaign against sexual and gender-based violence and child protection

14.03.2018

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...

Rhino Camp In Arua Group Of Women After Getting Hygiend And Sanitary Materials Under The Echo Project

Dignified menstrual hygiene for South Sudanese Refugees in Uganda

12.03.2018

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.

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Cash distribution in Amran governorate of Yemen

02.03.2018

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.

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DRC site expansion project gives refugees room to breathe

28.02.2018

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 ...

Installing ISO containers Greece

The difference private facilities can make

26.02.2018

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...

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Kickboxing as a means for youth empowerment

23.02.2018

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...

A Hair Dressing Apprentice At Work

Apprenticeship programme equips Congolese refugees in Uganda with vocation skills

15.02.2018

An apprentice programme by the Danish Refugee Council in Uganda is equipping vulnerable young Congolese in Kyaka II refugee settlement in south western Uganda with vocations skills to enhance their self- reliance.

Drc Yemen Going Green

DRC Yemen going green

09.02.2018

Solar panels in Yemen have helped the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) to save 7.500 liters of diesel annually. A combination of rising fuel and electricity prices together with a decision to reduce the carbon footprint and becomin...

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 ...