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18. juli 2014
As Israel expands its military operation “Protective Edge” to include a ground offensive, entering the Gaza Strip on the evening of 17 July, a humanitarian emergency is rapidly unfolding within a pre-existing humanitarian crisis.
A Crisis Within a Crisis: Humanitarian Emergency in the Gaza Strip
14. juli 2014
NRC calls for an immediate ceasefire between Israel and Hamas and other Palestinian armed groups, urging all parties to put an end to the spiral of violence against civilians.
NRC calls for an immediate halt to violence against civilians by all parties
15. juli 2014
NRC and 33 other NGOs express support for the United Nations Security Council resolution, which authorizes UN agencies and their implementing partners to deliver aid across Syria’s borders and conflict lines.
NGOs welcome unprecedented step towards increased aid in Syria

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Education cannot wait

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) pledged to enable one million children to access education in fragile and conflict affected states by 2017 at the Education Replenishment Conference in Brussels.

Capoeira brings music and dance to Azraq Refugee Camp

Syrian refugees have found in Capoeira a way to escape their current harsh living conditions and displacement stories in the Azraq Refugee Camp, 100 kilometres east of the capital Amman.

Highest displacement figures since World War II

The number of displaced persons worldwide has reached a record high 51.2 million, and continues to increase. “Immense human suffering is hiding behind the numbers”, said Secretary General Jan Egeland Friday, calling for world leaders to rise to the challenge and seek political solutions.

51.2 million people were displaced at the beginning of 2014

51.2 million people were displaced at the end of 2013. This is the highest number recorded since the refugee crisis following World War II.

Northern Mali risks becoming forgotten protection crisis

Over 18,000 people have been displaced by recent fighting in northern Mali, bringing the total number of internally displaced to over 151,000.

ASIA AND OCEANIA - The Syrian conflict dominates the picture

The civil war in Syria has caused the most serious humanitarian crisis and the greatest flow of refugees in this century, affecting the entire Middle East region.

AFRICA - More people displaced

Africa is marked by a number of serious conflicts, and in several countries the situation dramatically worsened in 2013.

AMERICA - improved economy, more violence

The Colombian conflict, drug violence and climate change are the main causes of displacement in Latin America.

Pushing Lebanon to take concerning steps

On World Refugee Day, the Lebanon Humanitarian INGO Forum (LHIF) said that Lebanon needs greater support from international donors to provide for refugees and host communities before the situation becomes untenable.

EUROPE - Europe put to the test

Despite one of the largest humanitarian crises in decades unfolding right on Europe’s doorstep, few European countries are willing to take responsibility for refugees in need of protection.

Searching for shelter in Jordan

More than 80% of Syrian refugees in Jordan now live outside of formal camps spread throughout the country in cities, towns and villages.

Boko Haram’s reign of terror forces 800 people to flee per day

- Abduction of schoolgirls and unrelenting attacks on civilians may be the tip of the iceberg, highlights a new briefing paperfrom NRCs Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC), raising concerns of the geopolitical threat Nigeria’s Boko Haram poses to the region.

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