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27. februar 2015
The ongoing conflict is worsening the humanitarian crisis in Yemen. At the same time, humanitarian organisations are experiencing cuts in funding from their largest donors. “Despite millions of lives at risk, donors are cutting funding at this critical time” says NRC's Regional Director, Gabriella Waaijman.
 Cuts in funding puts millions of lives at risk

Reconstruction has yet to begin, despair reigns

26. februar 2015
Abdel Momen Abu Hujair, 47 years old, did not know that the beautiful house he built with his life savings would stand for only three years. The pain and agony he encounters every time he looks at the rubble is unimaginable. Abdel Monem has one son and three daughters, and works as a farmer in his family’s olive field and goat farm in Johr El-Diek in the eastern part of central Gaza.
Reconstruction has yet to begin, despair reigns
24. februar 2015
“Despite improvements during the peace negotiations, the humanitarian situation in Colombia continues to be severe”, claims a new report assigned by the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).
The humanitarian dimension in the aftermath of a peace agreement

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Snowstorm in the Middle East

Refugee camps in Jordan are again covered in snow, as heavy snowfall hits large parts of the Middle East. NRC Jordan is working hard to keep refugees in the camps warm and dry.

Increase in civilian casualties

Last year 10,548 civilians were killed in Afghanistan, making 2014 the deadliest year for Afghan civilians since 2009, a new UN report shows.

Roof, dignity and hope

More than 190 000 South Sudanese have fled to Ethiopia since the start conflict in December 2013.

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.

Poverty and prejudice stigma threatening the reopening of schools in Liberia

Many desks will stand empty when schools in Liberia reopen after having been been closed for more than seven months. “Increased poverty and stigma due to the Ebola crisis may acts as barriers to returning to school for a lot of children”, says Annelies Ollieuz, NORCAP education expert .

Educating on the benefits of cash transfer programming

Cash based assistance can be more timely, effective and appropriate than distributing goods to those in need. In Afghanistan NRC is training other agencies in cash transfer programming.

I am here and I exist

Birth certificates can be difficult to obtain for many children born by Syrian refugees in Lebanon. In a new photo exhibition, NRC draws attention to the children’s right to exist on paper.

Conflict a cause of hunger in South Sudan

“We need to stop the conflict to worsening the already critical food insecurity in South Sudan,” says Ulrika Blom, NRC Country Director in South Sudan.

NRC starting relief operations in Ukraine

More than one million Ukrainians have been driven from their homes since the conflict started in March 2014. Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has now started relief operations to help civilians affected by the conflict

Surviving a snowstorm in Lebanon

“During the night we feel very cold. There’s snow on our tents,” said Khalsa (48). The Syrian refugees were badly affected when a snowstorm hit Lebanon in January.

Innovation in Dadaab

Refugees and host communities living in Dadaab refugee camp are finding creative and innovative ways to improve their living conditions.

New app helps NRC protect the environment

How do you know if your aid project is going to have a harmful effect on the environment? NRC has developed a new app to let us quickly and easily assess the environmental impact of our projects.

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