The Norwegian Refugee Council is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee.
Whatever it takes. Wherever and whenever we're needed.
Over 3,000 people a day fleeing drought in Somalia
The Norwegian Refugee Council’s (NRC) latest data shows that 438,000 people in Somalia have been displaced since November, by the worst drought the country has experienced in 20 years.
"If we give up, they might give up"
"It is us, who are outsiders, who need to engage and encourage," says Jeffrey Mapendere, a NORCAP mediation expert deplyed to Juba.
As of 8 March 2017, more than 200,000 people had fled Mosul and its outskirts. 170,000 people have taken refuge in displacement camps and emergency sites.
Since 25 February, over 45,000 have fled west Mosul and 156,000 people have fled from east Mosul and the Mosul corridor.
More than a number
“It took 8 months for my wife and I to reach Greece. One time, the smuggler was on crystal meth."
“My father is sick. He is paralyzed and needs support, but he is too sick to be able to flee across the sea."
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.