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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
25. mars 2015
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.
Strong women in Afghanistan
23. mars 2015
Displaced Afghan females face significant constraints to accessing education, health and employment opportunities, according to a new report by NRC. 7 out of 10 say they have never attended school.

Displaced women and girls trapped in Afghanistan’s cities

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NRC raises displacement challenges at key humanitarian event

The Norwegian Refugee Council focused on climate refugees and humanitarian assistance in today’s crisis environment at DIHAD, an annual humanitarian conference and exhibition in Dubai.

Launch of the Humanitarian Leadership Academy

Yesterday the Humanitarian Leadership Academy was launched. It was, I believe, a great day for the humanitarian sector; a day we have been waiting for many decades, which I sincerely believe will revolutionise the entire sector.

UN Security Council gets a 'fail grade' on Syria

21 humanitarian and human rights organizations say warring parties and powerful states have failed to implement UNSC resolutions leading to “worst year” of crisis for civilians in Syria.

More water from solar energy at affordable cost

The Norwegian Refugee Council has completed the installation of a second, and so far the largest, solar-powered borehole in Africa. The borehole provides the refugees in Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya a daily average of 280,000 litres of potable water.

Opening their doors to refugees

“A child has the right to live. I can feel the refugees’ pain,” says Mona. The Lebanese landowner has decided to open her doors to Syrian refugees.

New vocational training centre

NRC held an inauguration ceremony for its newly established vocational training centre located at Kabasa Section of Dolow this week.

The catastrophe

Four years ago at this time, life was still normal and recognisable to most people in Syria.

Four years of survival

On March 15 Ilham turns four. The girl is as old as the war in Syria and no longer remembers her home country. “We cannot really celebrate”, says Ilham’s mother Safa (25),

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.

The humanitarian dimension in the aftermath of a peace agreement

“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).

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.

Reconstruction has yet to begin, despair reigns

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.

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