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06. mai 2015
A record-breaking 38 million people have been displaced within their own country by conflict or violence. This is the equivalent of the total populations of London, New York and Beijing combined.

“These are the worst figures for forced displacement in a generation, signalling our complete failure to protect innocent civilians” said Secretary General Jan Egeland.
A record 38 million internally displaced worldwide
06. mai 2015
- It is very important that children in Nepal get back to school and receive psychosocial assistance as soon as possible. In addition, children friendly spaces need to be created, says education expert Annelies Ollieuz. On Monday this week she went to Nepal, deployed by NRC's emergency roster NORCAP.
Getting earthquake-hit children back to school

Ready to help at home

30. april 2015
Leela Raj Upadhyay has helped coordinate relief efforts in both Iraq and Ukraine - now he is ready to help his own country Nepal.
Ready to help at home

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“We need to support Nepal's civil society”

“Nepal's civil society must be involved and included in both the first, critical relief efforts and the rebuilding of the country,” says Secretary General Jan Egeland

NRC sends emergency experts to Nepal

NRC’s emergency rosters are deploying experts to the relief efforts in earthquake-stricken Nepal.

The Mayor of the migrants

Each time a boat comes in to the wharf in the coastal town of Pozzallo, Sicily, Mayor Luigi Ammatuna stands ready with his Mayor chain in red, white and blue to greet the migrants and refugees.

A call for immediate action in the Mediterranean

European political and business leaders, including Jan Egeland, have joined forces to demand EU leaders immediately restore an expansive search and rescue operation in the Mediterranean.

Life-saving assistance to people fleeing Ramadi

NRC is distributing emergency food rations, hygiene kits and water to people who have fled the recent fighting in Ramadi in Iraq.

World not delivering on Gaza reconstruction promises

The international community must urgently change its approach to Gaza and deliver on promises of reconstruction.

"The violence must end"

"The Yemen crisis is getting totally out of control. We must have a cease-fire and a political process that can end the violence," says NRCs Secretary General, Jan Egeland.

The loss of a son: A father's story

“We felt safe and we did not expect that the air force would strike us in an camp for internally displaced people”, says 57-year old Jubran Ali Haneen Assadi.

Connecting to the world through the internet

The internet is the only way 20 year old Ibrahim Suleiman can connect with his family members and friends who live in the other parts of the world.

Vote for Education!

For this year’s Global Action Week for Education, organisations are calling for world leaders to “Vote for education” and make the right to education a reality by 2030.

Ongoing conflict in Anbar affects delivery of humanitarian aid

Ongoing conflict in Anbar governorate in Iraq is causing fresh displacement with over 380,000 currently internally displaced.

Housing, land and property challenges for displaced people

A new NRC report shows that the crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR) has resulted in the perpetration of gross human rights violations, including the widespread looting and destruction of homes and, the illegal occupation of land left behind as people fled widespread violence.

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