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...
DRC’s efforts to rehabilitate latrines enable children to return to school
In Yemen, more than 20 million people are in need of safe drinking water and sanitation assistance. The lack of safe drinking water and functional sanitation facilities places many Yemenis, particularly children, at risk of con...
Aid agencies call for a “New Deal” for Syria’s refugees
The international community must agree a bold new deal for Syria’s refugees if it is serious about tackling the largest humanitarian crisis since World War II, seven aid agencies warned today in a new report.
Danes show massive support to the world's refugees
Up to 18,000 Danes was out on the streets yesterday collecting money for some of the world’s most vulnerable people. Refugees in countries such as Syria and South Sudan can now benefit from the 20 million Danish kroner (2,8 mil...
DRC statement to the WHS Global Consultations
Read the full statement given by the Danish Refugee Council (DRC), at the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) Global Consultations,14-16 October 2015 in Geneva.
"People need to recognise Ebola and isolate it"
Liberia is Ebola-free, and for the first time since the outbreak was declared in March 2014, no new Ebola cases were recorded in Sierra Leone and Guinea for a full week. The end of the outbreak seems a little closer. But Ebola ...
International effort for refugees and internally displaced people in regions of origin
Many people are talking about assistance in regions of origin. The Danish Refugee Council does it because, we are there. Therefore we also have positions on this. Read more about the Danish Refugee Council positions here.
Six months into the Yemen crisis, DRC helps over 243,000 persons
An estimated 21.1 million people remain in need of immediate humanitarian assistance in Yemen, six months after the conflict began in mid-March 2015.