It is estimated that over 10 million people worldwide are currently stateless. Today UNHCR launched a global campaign to end statelessness in 10 years. NRC is working to reduce the risk of statelessness for displaced people through information and legal assistance.
– Individuals who have been forcibly displaced to Goma, who are living outside of formally supported camps and sites, systematically face greater risks to their lives and livelihoods than other Goma residents, according to a study released today.
The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), has granted NRC an additional SEK 17.4 million to help refugees and internally displaced persons in Iraq and Djibouti.