The Norwegian Refugee Council is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. Whatever it takes. Wherever and whenever we're needed.
Thousands fleeing into northern Uganda, aid workers struggle to meet the needs
The deadly fighting in South Sudan has created enormous challenges for neighbouring Uganda. From food shortage to water-borne diseases, the humanitarian needs are greater than ever before.
Appeal for urgent response to Uganda refugee crisis
Overwhelmed aid agencies in Uganda are armed with insufficient resources to respond to South Sudanese refugees spilling across the border, after renewed violence pushed over 85,000 people into Uganda’s West Nile region since July.
Urgent humanitarian needs for Afghan returnees
Thousands of families who have returned from Pakistan to Afghanistan in the past month are in urgent need of assistance – and only a few have received any support so far. “These people are falling between the cracks. There´s an urgent need for assistance, or the consequences may be fatal”, warned Country Director of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) in Afghanistan, Kate O'Rourke.
More than a number
“Our town was invaded and there were shootings and killings and burnings. They started killing men. My husband was slaughtered in front of me."
"We can finally breathe again, finally sleep again. In Fallujah, we lived in constant fear for our lives."
NORCAP: Expert deployment
NORCAP is the Norwegian Refugee Council’s expert deployment capacity. We aim to improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. We do this by bringing actors together and by sending experts to the UN and to national, regional and international organisations and institutions.
Partners and donors
NORCAP works with partners on national, regional and international levels in order to contribute effectively to humanitarian operations. We provide expertise in various fields to support to a wide range of organisations and countries through the deployment of expert personnel.