DRC opens representation in Brussels
The Danish Refugee Council is opening its first office in Brussels. Together with the DRC Representation in Geneva, the initiative is an important step in DRC’s strategic advocacy work on behalf of conflict-affected refugees an...
DRC on emergency standby in Turkey
More than 25,000 Syrians have been fleeing Aleppo the last days. Some of them are stranded at the Turkey border. While some aid is provided in the other side of the border, the Danish Refugee Council is standby and ready to sup...
Going to Europe: A Syrian Perspective
The Danish Refugee Council in the Middle East have conducted several informal discussion groups with Syrian refugees in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey to canvass refugees' perceptions and attitudes about going to Europe. Read about...
Emergency aid is not enough
International donors should ensure that a renewed collective focus on sustained funding for Syria is achieved at the upcoming Syria Conference in London, the Danish Refugee Council said in a statement today. In the absence of a...
A different sort of aid for Syria?
In Syria it is not just the brutality and the violence that are destroying lives in the country: economic ruin and crippling poverty are also– what a UN-backed report called “an equally horrendous but silent disaster.”, writes ...
Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs Visits Kakuma Refugee Camp
The Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs Kristian Jensen visited Kakuma refugee camp on 16 December 2015. During the visit, the Minister and his delegation got an opportunity to visit a number of programmes being carried out by ...
Understanding and Addressing Root Causes of Displacement
This year’s High Commissioner (UNHCR) Dialogue on Protection Challenges seeks to better understand and address the root causes of forced displacement. The Danish Refugee Council is participating in the Protection Dialogue on ro...
Overstretched refugee camps put over 110,000 Burundians in Tanzania at risk, warn aid agencies
Overstretched and underfunded refugee camps put over 110,000 Burundians in Tanzania at risk, as potential influx and heavy rains loom large warn aid agencies
Vulnerable refugees face fifth winter without adequate food and clothing
Syrian refugees and displaced persons seeking refuge from civil war have shown over and over resourcefulness and resilience in their pursuit of keeping families safe. But there is one thing they cannot evade, and that is plumme...
DRC provides lifesaving aid to displaced in Sinjar
For the first time since the self-proclaimed Islamic State took control of Sinjar district in Northern Iraq, the Danish Refugee Council has delivered vital food and aid to over 1,000 highly vulnerable Iraqi displaced in an area...