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03. august 2015
Four years on, Syrian refugees are struggling to feed their children.

The last time Mahmoud* was able to afford a full meal for his family was two weeks ago.
Below the line
29. juli 2015
On the morning of 27 and 28 July 2015, NRC’s distribution teams provided emergency food and hygiene items to more than 700 Iraqi families, living in and around the town of Shaqlawa, north-east of Erbil in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KR-I).
Distributing emergency aid to Anbar´s displaced families

A new beginning

28. juli 2015
In 2002 Maria Oneida Julio (34) had to flee the town of El Carmen in Colombia with her mother and children. After 13 years and being forced to flee one additional time, Maria found her way to NRC's education program which opened up a door of opportunity for the single mother.
A new beginning

Div Articles

Securing vocational opportunities for youth

NRC commemorates one year since launching its humanitarian mission in Kismayo, South Central Somalia in 2014.

19.3 million displaced by disasters but "mother nature not to blame"

In the last seven years, an estimated one person every second has been displaced by a disaster, with 19.3 million people forced to flee their homes in 2014 alone.

Consultancy and Legal services contracts

NRC is seeking to contract three (3) lawyers/law firms to provide legal services in the field of Housing, Land and Property (HLP) law in East Jerusalem, specialising in the area of demolition and planning law.

20 years since the Srebrenica massacre

20 years has passed since 8,000 Bosnian Muslims (nobody knows the exact number) were murdered in and around the city of Srebrenica.

Flood affected refugees in need of urgent assistance

48.000 refugees from Leitchore and Nip Nip camps were relocated to Jewi camp mid May 2015. The refugees were affected by a flood that occurred last year.

A tale of two students

In Gambella, Ethiopia, NRC’s accelerated learning programme is giving children a chance to return to formal schooling after missing out on education because of war.

Cash assistance provides lifeline for displaced families

Deborah is delighted. « The aid arrived at exactly the right moment. I bought what was really needed for the well-being of my family: a mattress, clothes, soap, two jerrycans, plates, pots and pans, and food … »

Everyone in Gaza lives in instability

“Everyone in Gaza has this sense of instability, that at any moment a small change can lead to a new war”

Securing displaced people a home

A new report concludes that the most effective way of ensuring security of tenure for IDPs in Puntland is through supporting the durable solution process.

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