The Norwegian Refugee Council is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee.
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Surviving hardship of camp life
Millions of people have been displaced in Iraq by conflict in recent years. Many of them, like Muhammed Fatai and his family, were forced to flee more than once. Leaving everything they owned behind, they now face the reality of life in a displacement camp.
Afghanistan: “The village smelled like explosives”
“Trees were uprooted, windows shattered and the village smelled like explosives,” said Sanam, a 40-year-old mother of five who recently had to flee from fighting in Kunduz.
Central African Republic spiralling into new crisis
Three years after armed groups in the Central African Republic signed a ceasefire agreement, more than one million people are displaced. “The number of families displaced from their homes has increased to a level we have not witnessed since the peak of the conflict in 2014,” warned Eric Batonon, Country Director for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC).
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As of 18 April 2017, an estimated 400,000 people are currently living in displacement as a result of the military operations to retake Mosul.
NRC has assisted over 200,000 people who have fled Mosul since the 25 February with lifesaving assistance - food, water and shelter.
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.