NRC wants to be more creative and effective in helping the displaced people we serve. Our projects weave together the inventiveness of our staff, our partners and the displaced persons themselves.
In Eritrea, refugees power their school computers with the sun. In Ethiopia, they heat their homes with biogas fuel.
From biometric registration to Wi-Fi in schools, we encourage constant, forward thinking.
Cash and vouchers
We want to give displaced people more choice when it comes to their needs, and a sense of dignity after trauma. We integrate cash and vouchers into all of our core activities.
Read more about our cash and vouchers programmes.
Displaced people know best what they need for their everyday lives. Often, these men, women, boys and girls are the most innovative in creating solutions to common problems.
We want to preserve the environment and recycle resources where we can. Alternative fuels pave the way.
Stories from the field
Greening humanitarian operations – one solar panel at the time
NRC South Sudan is replacing their old diesel generators with renewable energy assisted by NORCAP. They encourage the humanitarian sector to follow their example.
Pluralsight One partnering with the Norwegian Refugee Council
Today, on World Refugee Day, we are announcing a partnership with Pluralsight One, the philanthropic arm of technology skills development company Pluralsight. Pluralsight One focuses on enabling access to technology skills to support freedom, equality and opportunity around the globe.