The Norwegian Refugee Council is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee.
Whatever it takes. Wherever and whenever we're needed.
“We are seeing children being sent to beg”
NORTHEAST NIGERIA/Borno State: Millions of people have lost their livelihoods to heavy fighting between Boko Haram and government forces. We have spoken to five displaced people who have fled their homes to escape the violence.
Humanity has no borders
Two-thirds of all people who are forced to flee due to conflict and disaster are displaced within their own country. Despite soaring numbers, internally displaced people receive little global attention. “Humanity has no borders, and no group should be neglected,” says NRC’s Secretary General Jan Egeland.
Record High Displacement in DR Congo
During 2016, more than 920,000 people were forced to flee their homes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo according to a new report from the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre.
Empowering women through cooperatives
ETHIOPIA/Somali region: Local women defy drought and come together to start their own business, boosting the local community and enhancing economic independence.
More than 31 million people displaced within their own country in 2016
Conflict, violence and disasters caused 31.1 million new internal displacements in 2016, according to a new report released today by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) and the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC).
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.
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“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."