STORIES FROM THE FIELD

Ana 'am 1

Educated and unemployed

24.01.17

Syrians opt for higher education despite blockages to job market

Fahed

Safe, not yet secure

24.01.17

After fleeing Syria four years ago, Jordan has become a safe haven for Fahed and his family. It is, however, difficult to secure a decent living.

Ukraine

Ukraine conflict: Humanitarian Access as a Major Challenge

23.01.2017

As years of armed conflict go by, the protracted crisis in eastern Ukraine leaves millions in insecure future and deepening humanitarian hardship. As a result, according to the United Nations, 4.4 million Ukrainians have been ...

Sayed

A refugee working with refugees

20.01.17

Sayed Hashimi, 30, is an Afghan refugee in Greece. He barely escaped death after Taliban groups targeted him and his family for his affiliation to awareness raising campaigns on human rights and equality. He has been a part of ...

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Youth centre in refugee camp provides hope for a different future

19.01.2017

In just two years an empty lot has been transformed into a colorful youth center, which every day provides hope and community for hundreds of youths in Kakuma Refugee Camp in north western Kenya.

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Mercy finds a haven in new youth centre

19.01.2017

24 year old Mercy Akuot first fled her home in South Sudan with her family and then fled from her family when they wanted to marry her to a much older soldier. Today she lives in the Kakuma Refugee Camp where she has found a ha...

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Doctor wants to be a rapper

19.01.2017

21 year old Doctor Stephen Nyang has found new faith in his future after the Danish Refugee Council opened a youth centre in the Kakuma Refugee Camp in northern Kenya. He comes here every day to practice his passion: music.

DDG Libya

DDG removes unexploded ordnances and marks the start of the EOD operation in Libya

18.01.17

With the removal of two unexploded items in Tripoli and Sebha, the Danish Demining Group (DDG) is pleased to announce the start of the explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) activities in Libya. This marks the beginning of a long an...

DRCJO_Azraq Story (2)

Home is where familiarity is: a Syrian brings art to a refugee camp

03.01.17

As a part of DRC’s efforts to make life in the Azrag Refugee Camp more bearable, a young father is now painting shelters in the camp, which generates an income for him and hope for others.

Mahmoud And His Children

A Father’s Odyssey

30.12.2016

Mahmoud, 34, is one of 9,377 Syrians that have lodged their relocation requests with the Greek Asylum Service in 2016. His 3 years long Odyssey from Homs of Syria to the European soil - less of an adventure and more of a traged...