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"The violence must end"

17. april 2015
"The Yemen crisis is getting totally out of control. We must have a cease-fire and a political process that can end the violence," says NRCs Secretary General, Jan Egeland.
"The violence must end"
21. april 2015
“We felt safe and we did not expect that the air force would strike us in an camp for internally displaced people”, says 57-year old Jubran Ali Haneen Assadi. A few weeks ago he lost his son in the air attack on a camp for internally displaced people in Yemen.
The loss of a son: A father's story
13. april 2015
The international community must urgently change its approach to Gaza and deliver on promises of reconstruction, 46 agencies said today in a new report on the lack of progress since last year's conflict.
World not delivering on Gaza reconstruction promises

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Ongoing conflict in Anbar affects delivery of humanitarian aid

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

Housing, land and property challenges for displaced people

A new NRC report shows that the crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR) has resulted in the perpetration of gross human rights violations, including the widespread looting and destruction of homes and, the illegal occupation of land left behind as people fled widespread violence.

Appeal for international intervention

The Yemen crisis wears a human face and the international community must act on this reality

Children in conflict areas left behind

Although the number of children out of school has been falling since 2000, children in conflict-affected countries continue to be excluded from this progress.

NRC reaches out with critical assistance

The latest escalation of the conflict in Yemen has caused a number of new displacements and growing humanitarian needs. Read how NRC responds to the severe, humanitarian crisis under challenging circumstances.

Displaced women and girls trapped in Afghanistan’s cities

Displaced Afghan females face significant constraints to accessing education, health and employment opportunities.

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.

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.

Scale up support to Syrian civilians

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.

NRC condemns attack on camp for internally displaced people

“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.

Nuclear agreement creates new possibilities for refugee population

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) praises the diplomatic efforts which led to a historical agreement between Iran, the European Union and the six world powers in Switzerland last week.

NRC raises displacement challenges at key humanitarian event

NRC focused on climate refugees and humanitarian assistance in today’s crisis environment at DIHAD.

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