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05. oktober 2015
NRC is deeply concerned about the humanitarian situation in Kunduz and urges both sides of the conflict to uphold their responsibilities under international law to ensure that civilians are protected. The ongoing conflict has resulted in a dire humanitarian situation in Kunduz, with humanitarian actors unable to provide much-needed assistance to families.
A deepening humanitarian crisis
06. oktober 2015
Close to 4000 refugees returned to Syria from Jordan in August, about twice as many as the previous month. “This is a very worrying trend, showing how hard the situation is for many families in Syria's neighbouring countries”, said Petr Kostohryz, Country Director for the Norwegian Refugee Council in Jordan.
Thousands of refugees return to Syria from Jordan
02. oktober 2015
NRC is currently represented in the Mediterranean by 16 experts deployed from NRC's stand-by roster NORCAP. A majority of the experts are field protection officers who are engaged in various important activities, based on the most immediate needs in the areas they are deployed to.
Helping refugees in Europe

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It is time to act!

On average, more than 26 million people are displaced by disasters such as floods and storms every year. In 2014, one person was displaced every second. And it will only get worse.

Food from heaven

In the most food insecure areas of the war torn country, NRC’s Regina Gariwe and her team are going in to the hard to reach communities to make sure the food dropped from the sky reaches the people.

Urgent need for assistance

Thousands of people displaced by the recent fighting in the Central African Republic are in urgent need of clean water, emergency shelter and medical assistance.

Welcomes EU initiatives

NRC welcomes the announcement by the European Council to boost humanitarian assistance to Syria and neighbouring countries and the decision to relocate refugees from front-line states to other EU countries.

Hunger - not famine yet

Every two minutes another South Sudanese child becomes severely malnourished in the wartorn country. But yet, no-one can say there is a famine in South Sudan.

Afghan displaced children paint their lives

A new art exhibition offers a unique and positive insight into the lives of Afghan refugee youth and their displacement experience.

NRC stops activities in opposition-controlled areas

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has ceased activities in opposition-controlled areas in Luhansk oblast in Eastern Ukraine. The organisation has also closed its office in Luhansk city and withdrawn its remaining staff.

Solar energy for education

Eritrea’s Ministry of Education and Norwegian Refugee Council are partnering to provide young students with access to computer studies by using solar energy.

Opens new legal aid center in Eastern Ukraine

Norwegian Refugee Council has opened a new legal aid center in the city of Kharkiv in Eastern Ukraine. The center will provide free legal advice to internally displaced persons and others affected by the conflict.

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