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23. mai 2016
If you ask a child living in conflict what she dreams about, the answer is likely to be “going back to school”. Education is a top priority for children and youth experiencing crisis and displacement. Yet, for years, humanitarians have failed to provide children in war with their basic right to education.
A turning point for education in emergencies?
20. mai 2016
The Lake Chad Basin is today’s Africa’s fastest growing displacement crisis with approximately 2.6 million people displaced as a result of Boko Haram related violence. The region is also experiencing acute humanitarian challenges with approximately 9.2 million people in need of urgent assistance.
Reaching the most vulnerable?
19. mai 2016
NRC is currently responding to a recent and increasingly massive displacement departing Choco, in North-western Colombia.
Thousands forced to flee North-Western Colombia

Record-breaking assistance

13. mai 2016
A historically high number of displaced people in Syria and the neighbouring countries in the Middle-East, were assisted by NRC in 2015.
Record-breaking assistance

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A record number of internally displaced

Conflict, violence and disasters internally displaced 27.8 million people in 2015, subjecting a record number of men, women and children to the trauma and upheaval of being forcibly displaced within their own country.

Four key challenges affecting the entire humanitarian sector

In collaboration with the Boston Consulting Group, NRC just finalised a 6 month internal study on Donor Conditionalities. Among the findings, there are four significant sectoral findings that we believe are relevant for the entire Humanitarian Sector.

Our commitments at the World Humanitarian Summit

Read our commitments to help the world's most vulnerable people, written as part of the first ever World Humanitarian Summit.

The drought has taken away everything

Ever since Abdi was born, 43 years ago, the wet and dry seasons, locally named Gu and Jilal, used to follow one another in a predictable manner. But, over the past five years, Abdi has only witnessed Jilal. The Gu has completely disappeared.

Providing self-sustaining, quality education

NRC has reached 5,000 Syrian refugee children and youth in Iraq with quality education in science and computer technology.

Government of Kenya must reconsider the closure of refugee camps

We acknowledge the hospitality and responsibility that the Government of Kenya has borne over decades. However, we view as unfortunate the position assumed by the Government of Kenya.

Shelter for the most vulnerable

Amidst the turbulence of decades of conflicts in Afghanistan, Homaira Khairandish and her team are working hard to restore dignity in the lives of the most distressed individuals in the area, through the All-female Shelter Programme.

“Without this place, my life would have been destroyed“

12-year-old Yangmo Tamang puts on her sandals and starts walking towards the tent where the physiotherapist is waiting for her. One month ago she had to be carried everywhere and thought her life was over.

South Sudan crisis far from over as opposition leader returns

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) welcomes the return of opposition leaders to South Sudan, but calls for urgent attention to the humanitarian crisis.

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