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22. desember 2014
“It is cold and I shiver during the nights”, says Maia (11). Tough winter weather is posing another threat to hundred thousands of Iraqi displaced.
Winter poses another threat to Iraqi displaced
15. desember 2014
“One year on from the start of the internal fighting, the people of South Sudan still need humanitarian assistance”, says Jan Egeland, Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council.
Don’t forget South Sudan!
19. desember 2014
When military operations began in North Waziristan in June this year, Noor Ayaz knew that he and his family had to leave their home in Pakistan for their own safety.
Keeping Refugee Schools Warm For Winter

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Urge governments to resettle 5% refugees from Syria by end 2015

Over 30 international organisations are calling on governments meeting in Geneva tomorrow to commit to offering sanctuary to at least 5 per cent of the most vulnerable refugees from Syria.

NRC condemns school attack

“The attack on school children in Pakistan today is a terrible reminder of the urgency that countries support a new process to develop a Declaration to protect schools in conflict areas, said NRC Secretary General Jan Egeland.

Rising to the top

Ten months after fleeing the war in Syria, Tharaa (10) is back in school in Lebanon. Her dream is to become a doctor so she can help other children.

Finding refuge in times of trouble

Alaa’din Abbas and his family fled to Lebanon from Syria in August in search of peace and security. It wasn’t easy to find a place to live.

Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Code of Conduct

On Friday 5th December, the Norwegian Refugee Council and International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies hosted 80 government representatives and humanitarian organisations across the world in an event to mark the 20th anniversary of the Code of Conduct for the International Red Cross and Red Cres...

Palestinians dread winter in temporary housing

Palestinians in Gaza are dreading the heavy winter rains in the aftermath of a devastating war in July and August of this year.

Nominate candidates for the Nansen Refugee Award

Do you know a person who has gone beyond the call of duty and shown outstanding dedication and service to the forced displacement cause?

We must commit

It is critical that all participants of the London Conference commit to protecting and improving the lives of all Afghans.

Hamida’s hope

The majority of the students at NRC’s English course in South Sudan are women. For Hamida the certification is strengthening her hope of becoming a teacher.

Syrian civilians unable to escape

Syrian civilians trying to escape the brutal war inside Syria, risk being turned back at the borders and the number of refugees finding safety abroad has declined dramatically.

Thousands flee violence in Latin America

New displacement drivers require new regional measures in Latin America

Greater investment needed in response to urban forced displacement

– 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.

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