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.


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.

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Rape as a weapon of war

Quiet, cheap and scarily efficient:

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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.

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Global displacement overview


Conflict, violence and drought forces millions to flee.

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The global displacement figures

Yet again, the scope of displacement and subsequent humanitarian crises is at an all-time high.

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Hundreds of thousands have fled from violence in Myanmar and Afghanistan

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Trump turns the screws on refugees.

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The Middle East

Civilians bear the brunt of international power play

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Refugees are meeting closed doors

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