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30. januar 2015
“During the night we feel very cold. There’s snow on our tents,” said Khalsa (48). The Syrian refugees were badly affected when a snowstorm hit Lebanon in January.
Surviving a snowstorm in Lebanon
29. januar 2015
Refugees and host communities living in Dadaab refugee camp are finding creative and innovative ways to improve their living conditions. Through various approaches and competencies, they are able to gain knowledge through new information technology, tap into and utilise available and renewable natural resources and convert waste products into marketable matter while at the same time keeping their environment clean.
Innovating in Dadaab
16. januar 2015
More than one million Ukrainians have been driven from their homes since the conflict started in March 2014. Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has now started relief operations to help civilians affected by the conflict
NRC starting relief operations in Ukraine

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Safe water through solar technology

NRC and Solvatten Foundation have partnered in an innovative project that enables local communities access to safe water.

Syrian refugee camp covered in snow

“It is freezing”, said Omran (17), who is spending his first winter in Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan. Temperatures have dropped below zero and in the beginning of January the camp was covered in snow.

The cost of war in South Sudan

A new report reveals the price of failing to bring an end to the conflict in South Sudan. “The report finds that five more years of war will cost 28 billion US dollars. That could pay the nation’s entire education budget for 85 years”, says NRC’s Secretary General, Jan Egeland.

Gas heaters to Gaza during winter storm

Last week the residents of the Gaza Strip were hit by a cold winter storm. The strong winds, low temperatures and heavy rains caused damage and floods in different parts of the Gaza Strip. Gas heaters make a big difference for displaced families.

Asking the EU for a real change

Today the Norwegian Refugee Council together with 32 international aid, faith, and development agencies signed a public letter to the European Union (EU) requesting a real change in the occupied Palestinian territory and Israel (OPTI).

An evening at 10 Downing Street

A reception to celebrate humanitarian workers was held at the Prime Minister’s office in London on Monday. Amongst the guests was Ekram Nicola, legal adviser for NRC Palestine.

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?

Great engagement at climate seminar

Over 120 engaged people showed up in the morning hours at NRC’s Head Office in Oslo for a breakfast seminar about climate change and people displaced.

Snow storms threaten Syrian refugees

Storms, snow and freezing cold are threatening lives among exhausted Syrian refugees in the Middle East. Norwegian Refugee Council fears that the insufficient assistance may have fatal consequences for refugees and internally displaced from Lebanon to Northern Iraq.

On the road in the Central African Republic

A close call and a reminder of how dangerous humanitarian work can be in situations where war and crisis have ruptured social ties amongst the population.

Urge governments to resettle refugees from Syria

Over 30 international organisations are calling on governments 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.

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