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31. mars 2015
“The Norwegian Refugee Council strongly condemns the airstrike on the Mazraq camp that hosts internally displaced people (IDP's) in northern Yemen on Monday”, says Jan Egeland, Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council. “It is urgent that international laws and conventions are respected and that all parties to the conflict take immediate action and responsibility to secure the human rights of the civilian population in Yemen, who are among the most vulnerable people in the world”, says Egeland.
NRC condemns attack on camp for internally displaced people
30. mars 2015
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
Ongoing conflict in Anbar affects delivery of humanitarian aid

Scale up support to Syrian civilians

30. mars 2015
When donor countries meet for a pledging conference for Syria in Kuwait this week, they need to provide the necessary 8.4 billion dollars in funding, or aid agencies will be forced to significantly scale back assistance.
Scale up support to Syrian civilians

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Displaced women and girls trapped in Afghanistan’s cities

Displaced Afghan females face significant constraints to accessing education, health and employment opportunities, according to a new report by NRC. 7 out of 10 say they have never attended school.

Strong women in Afghanistan

NRC's Suhaila Danesjo is working to help internally displaced Afghan women get a better life. Her job is to assist them with legal or economic problems.

NRC raises displacement challenges at key humanitarian event

The Norwegian Refugee Council focused on climate refugees and humanitarian assistance in today’s crisis environment at DIHAD, an annual humanitarian conference and exhibition in Dubai.

Vocation skills training for hearing impaired youth

Elodie and Brahima are both deaf and living in Danané, one of the towns hardest hit by the conflict in western Côte d’Ivoire. For Elodie and Brahima, getting an education or a job seemed almost impossible.

Launch of the Humanitarian Leadership Academy

Yesterday the Humanitarian Leadership Academy was launched. It was, I believe, a great day for the humanitarian sector; a day we have been waiting for many decades, which I sincerely believe will revolutionise the entire sector.

UN Security Council gets a 'fail grade' on Syria

21 humanitarian and human rights organizations say warring parties and powerful states have failed to implement UNSC resolutions leading to “worst year” of crisis for civilians in Syria.

More water from solar energy at affordable cost

The Norwegian Refugee Council has completed the installation of a second, and so far the largest, solar-powered borehole in Africa. The borehole provides the refugees in Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya a daily average of 280,000 litres of potable water.

Opening their doors to refugees

“A child has the right to live. I can feel the refugees’ pain,” says Mona. The Lebanese landowner has decided to open her doors to Syrian refugees.

New vocational training centre

NRC held an inauguration ceremony for its newly established vocational training centre located at Kabasa Section of Dolow this week.

The catastrophe

Four years ago at this time, life was still normal and recognisable to most people in Syria.

Four years of survival

On March 15 Ilham turns four. The girl is as old as the war in Syria and no longer remembers her home country. “We cannot really celebrate”, says Ilham’s mother Safa (25),

Europe must act to avoid further humanitarian disasters at sea

The migration flow at sea increased dramatically in 2014 and large flows of migrants will continue in the Mediterranean in 2015.

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