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23. oktober 2014
When the breadth of the Ebola epidemic became clear, NORCAP veteran Stener Vogt (58) decided he would not retire from humanitarian work after all. On Friday, he travels to Liberia to lead the child protection cluster in Monrovia.
It became impossible not to help
22. oktober 2014
Meet Author Francesca Borri in conversation with Secretary General Jan Egeland and hear Mads Ousdal read excerpts from her new book "At War. A testimony from Syria"
Francesca Borri and Jan Egeland on the war in Syria
12. oktober 2014
As donor countries meet for a pledging conference in Cairo today, the Norwegian Refugee Council warns against turning the rebuilding of Gaza into only a question of money. “Money for reconstruction cannot substitute international pressure for the political change needed to deliver hope for people in Gaza. We cannot continue rebuilding Gaza every few years”, says Secretary General Jan Egeland.
Money alone will not solve the problems

Div Articles

“An inspirational prize”

NRC commends the Nobel Committee on their choice of this year's Nobel Peace Prize winners, Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzay.

Refugee women supporting one another

Jamile (35) fled Syria two years ago. Now she is helping to address the concerns of other Syrian women in an informal tented settlement in Bekaa Valley in Lebanon.

The sound of silence

“I've been stuck here for three days now. I cannot go back home because it isn’t safe and no taxis are running. Militias have built roadblocks all around my area and they are threatening people.”

800 million undernourished people worldwide

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa and cuts in the food aid provided by the United Nations may increase the number of people affected by hunger dramatically.

Butterflies receive the Nansen Refugee Award

They risk their own lives to help abused women and children in one of the world's most dangerous conflict zones. Yesterday, the Colombian women's organization "Butterflies" received the Nansen Refugee Award from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

NRC provides education to children in Khost

The ongoing operations in North Waziristan has led to thousands of refugees being forced to live in makeshift camps in Afghanistan.

Destruction of Dreams

Around 300 people lost their homes in an instant, when Israel bombed and destroyed a high rise apartment building in Gaza City a few days before the ceasefire. “I saw my dreams disappearing,” said Dr. Hussam Dawoud, who fled the building ahead of the attack.

Over 200 youth graduate from education programme in Za’atari

Over 200 girls and boys have received certificates for successfully completing a continuing education programme run by the Norwegian Refugee Council in Za'atari refugee camp.

School gives hope to young mothers

Lack of access to education is one of the obstacles facing girls today. In South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo, two young mothers have gotten a new start.

Housing refugees in Lebanon

Securing housing for 1.5 million Syrian refugees in Lebanon is a big challenge. A new NRC report finds that using a written lease agreement is a valuable approach to increase the security of tenure refugees in the country.

Historic agreement

For the first time in its history, NRC has entered a framework agreement with a service provider for holding its emergency stocks.

The loop of reconstruction

“We hope to have peaceful days. I don’t want to be displaced every few years. All I want is to live in peace”, said Maher Hamad.

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