The Norwegian Refugee Council is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee.
Whatever it takes. Wherever and whenever we're needed.
NRC joins 13 agencies in urgent call to action for worsening Horn of Africa drought crisis
Recent drought in the Horn of Africa has led to an urgent food and water crisis. More than 15 million people in parts of Somalia, southeast Ethiopia, and north and east Kenya are in need of emergency aid due to the failure of the 2016 October - December rains in the region.
Don't forget us
“Here we are losing the time and chances, we are losing the time of our youth”, said an Afghan youth in Lesvos. She is one of approximately 18,000 youth refugees stranded in Greece.
As of 8 January 2017, more than 135,000 people had fled Mosul and its outskirts. 112,000 people have taken refuge in displacement camps and emergency sites
NRC has been scaling up our emergency response since October 2016, and prepare to help up to 200,000 of the most vulnerable displaced people within the next months.
More than a number
“Our town was invaded and there were shootings and killings and burnings. They started killing men. My husband was slaughtered in front of me."
"We can finally breathe again, finally sleep again. In Fallujah, we lived in constant fear for our lives."
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.