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.
Mother of four describes airstrike escape in Gaza
A recent escalation of violence in Gaza has left dozens of families homeless and in need of aid. Within 48 hours of the ceasefire on 6 May 2019, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) was able to provide essential sanitary equipment and emergency bedding to almost 300 people.
NRC statement on UN Security Council meeting
Statement by Norwegian Refugee Council's country director in Yemen Mohamed Abdi:
Mali: Displacement figure triples because of violence and military operations
The number of people forced to flee their homes in Mali increased by 360 per cent last year because of violence and military operations, according to a new report by the Norwegian Refugee Council’s Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC). The number of people displaced has continued to increase in the first months of 2019 resulting in alarming humanitarian needs.
A sixteen-year-old’s flight from IS-group to Norway
In 2013, then 16-year-old Mosab fled from Islamic State group in Syria. He travelled alone to Norway. Today, he lives in Oslo.Read more
Rape as a weapon of war
Quiet, cheap and scarily efficient:Read more
Reaching more communities in crisis
Our annual report for 2017 shows how we expanded our work and were able to help more people than ever before.Read more
Global displacement overview
Conflict, violence and drought forces millions to flee.Read more
The global displacement figures
Yet again, the scope of displacement and subsequent humanitarian crises is at an all-time high.Read more
Hundreds of thousands have fled from violence in Myanmar and AfghanistanRead more
Trump turns the screws on refugees.Read more
The Middle East
Civilians bear the brunt of international power playRead more
Refugees are meeting closed doorsRead more
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The Norwegian Refugee Council’s (NRC) talent development programme is designed to attract newcomers to the humanitarian sector in order to invest for the future and respond professionally and responsibly to humanitarian needs.
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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.