The Norwegian Refugee Council is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across 31 countries, where we help save lives and rebuild futures.
Grim milestone: Somalia drought and conflict forces one million people to flee
Over 1 million people in Somalia have been forced to abandon their homes this year seeking food and water, mainly due to drought.
A better education, a better life
“As a parent I always worry about my children going to a school far away,” says Ibrahim Fares, a father of two. “It worries me all the time.”
Education is still a priority
As the Syrian crisis is in its seventh year accessing formal education is still difficult for refugees. Hundred thousands of children are deprived from education opportunities as they are forced to help their families make ends meet. However, for 17-year old Yasmine* and her family education remains a top priority.
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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.