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Ready to help at home

30. april 2015
Leela Raj Upadhyay has helped coordinate relief efforts in both Iraq and Ukraine - now he is ready to help his own country Nepal.
Ready to help at home
30. april 2015
“Nepal's civil society must be involved and included in both the first, critical relief efforts and the rebuilding of the country,” says Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council, Jan Egeland. In the earthquake-stricken country, the situation remains desperate for many of the victims.
“We need to support Nepal's civil society”
27. april 2015
NRC’s emergency rosters are deploying experts to the relief efforts in earthquake-stricken Nepal. “We have two experts in place in Kathmandu and more are on the way”, says Head of NRC's emergency roster NORCAP, Benedicte Giæver.
NRC sends emergency experts to Nepal

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The Mayor of the migrants

Each time a boat comes in to the wharf in the coastal town of Pozzallo, Sicily, Mayor Luigi Ammatuna stands ready with his Mayor chain in red, white and blue to greet the migrants and refugees. “I want to show that the entire town is excited that they have made it here, and I want to show them the respect that they des...

A call for immediate action in the Mediterranean

European political and business leaders, including Jan Egeland, have joined forces to demand EU leaders immediately restore an expansive search and rescue operation in the Mediterranean.

Life-saving assistance to people fleeing Ramadi

NRC is distributing emergency food rations, hygiene kits and water to people who have fled the recent fighting in Ramadi in Iraq.

World not delivering on Gaza reconstruction promises

The international community must urgently change its approach to Gaza and deliver on promises of reconstruction, 46 agencies said today in a new report on the lack of progress since last year's conflict.

"The violence must end"

"The Yemen crisis is getting totally out of control. We must have a cease-fire and a political process that can end the violence," says NRCs Secretary General, Jan Egeland.

The loss of a son: A father's story

“We felt safe and we did not expect that the air force would strike us in an camp for internally displaced people”, says 57-year old Jubran Ali Haneen Assadi. A few weeks ago he lost his son in the air attack on a camp for internally displaced people in Yemen.

Connecting to the world through the internet

The internet is the only way 20 year old Ibrahim Suleiman can connect with his family members and friends who live in the other parts of the world.

Vote for Education!

For this year’s Global Action Week for Education, organisations are calling for world leaders to “Vote for education” and make the right to education a reality by 2030.

Ongoing conflict in Anbar affects delivery of humanitarian aid

Ongoing conflict in Anbar governorate in Iraq is causing fresh displacement with over 380,000 currently internally displaced. The people displaced are trapped in besieged areas with little or no access to food, drinking water, medicine or adequate shelter

Housing, land and property challenges for displaced people

A new NRC report shows that the crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR) has resulted in the perpetration of gross human rights violations, including the widespread looting and destruction of homes and, the illegal occupation of land left behind as people fled widespread violence.

Appeal for international intervention

The Yemen crisis wears a human face and the international community must act on this reality

Children in conflict areas left behind

Although the number of children out of school has been falling since 2000, children in conflict-affected countries continue to be excluded from this progress.

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