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06. juli 2015
“Aid to education in emergencies must be doubled to ensure that also children affected by conflict and crises can get an education”, said NRC’s Secretary General Jan Egeland, before the opening of Oslo Education Summit.
Aid to education in emergencies must be doubled
06. juli 2015
One year since the beginning of the last war on Gaza, which killed over 2,000 Palestinians, tens of thousands of people are still homeless, waiting for reconstruction to begin in the blockaded enclave.
100,000 still homeless one year after Gaza war

"Walk the talk!"

30. juni 2015
In their new joint report “Walk the talk”, Save The Children and the Norwegian Refugee Council urge governments and the humanitarian community "to walk the talk by realizing their commitment to education in emergencies”.
"Walk the talk!"

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Mideast housing crisis driving Syrian refugees to despair

The living conditions of millions of Syrian refugees are worsening across the region, driving thousands to desperate measures including taking the deadly journey by sea to Europe or considering a return to their war-torn country.

Poor countries shouldering global displacement crisis

At the beginning of 2015, a record 59.5 million persons were displaced worldwide.

“I've got the world on my shoulders and I'm not afraid”

Eleven year old Henok risked his life for the chance of giving his family a better future. This is his story.

Seeking refuge across the sea

As many as 150,000 people are internally displaced in Yemen and according to the Djibouti Government, 12,989 people displaced by the conflict are now in Djibouti.

Modest Spend, Major Impact

NRC has been able to implement a shelter weatherproofing and hygiene project for 370 families in Herat, Afghanistan, using a grant from the Canadian Embassy in Afghanistan.

Refugees should be protected, not held at bay

As EU leaders meet to endorse the European Agenda on Migration on 25 and 26 June, aid agencies today warn against merely focusing on preventing refugees from reaching Europe as it will only lead to further deaths at sea.

New solutions needed to provide education for all

Solutions to the global education crisis do exist, but the quality of those solutions needs to be improved, and increased funding and an innovative approach are also required, say Norwegian organisations and Telenor.

The global displacement trends 2014

A total of 59.5 million people were displaced in 2014. This constitutes an increase of 8.3 million in only one year.

30 million children displaced

Over 30 million children are now displaced by war and conflict. «We must increase our efforts to protect, help and bring new opportunities and hope to the youngest and most vulnerable victims of war», says NRC´s Secretary General, Jan Egeland.

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