NRC
Non-governmental Organization based in Norway

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors. The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs

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30 Jun 2016 description

Gabriella Waaijman

Life has begun to return to the streets of Amran city in Yemen. But these signs of normalcy hide another reality. Most of the 2 million people who have fled their homes inside Yemen are invisible, suffering silently behind the walls of relatives' houses. This is the paradox of Yemen's story.

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KEY FACTS

At the end of May, the Shelter Cluster response was 12% funded. 4/15 partners and 6/24 projects included in the HRP have received partial funding.

194 families have received a shelter response in 2016, 45 responses are ongoing – this is already 6% more than in all of 2015.

For the period from Jan to end of May 2016:

Demolition or confiscations of all structures have affected 2,589 people so far in 2016.

Nearly half of all communities in Area C (91 of 192) communities have been impacted.

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Summary report

Refugees and internally displaced children and youth frequently miss substantial amounts of schooling. With each lost semester or year of schooling there is an increased risk that they will be unable to return to formal education, and greater risks to their protection as a result. Responding to the needs of these children and youth has increasingly led governments and agencies to explore the possibility of providing accelerated education responses.

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Jobs

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01 Jul 2016 description
job Closing date: 17 Jul 2016 Norwegian Refugee Council

We are looking for a dedicated Protection and Advocay Adviser in Nigeria
The purpose of the Protection and Advocacy Adviser (PAA) is to strengthen NRC's Nigeria’s protection policy and advocacy performance. It is a strategic advisory position, reporting to the CD.

01 Jul 2016 description
job Closing date: 17 Jul 2016 Norwegian Refugee Council

NRC has a dynamic and fast evolving refugee response programme in Greece, responding to a fluid situation, which to date has seen more than 1 Million refugees and asylum seekers cross from Turkey into Greece. NRC works together with the Greek authorities, humanitarian agencies and volunteers to assist refugees at open registration and reception facilities and camps. In addition to island of Chios, the second largest arrival spot in Greece, our mainland teams in the Thessaloniki area help manage the newly established refugee camps.

30 Jun 2016 description
job Closing date: 14 Jul 2016 Norwegian Refugee Council

We are looking for a dedicated and experienced Logistics Manager to further develop and implement an efficient logistics strategy, build the capacity of staff, and provide essential support for programme implementation in a new and growing programme. The Logistics Manager is a member of the Country Management Group and reports to the Country Director.

29 Jun 2016 description
job Closing date: 21 Jul 2016 Norwegian Refugee Council

NRC Jordan is currently recruiting a Shelter Specialist for our Amman Office.
Our ideal candidate is:

A university graduate and experienced Shelter Specialist, with a minimum of 4 years' experience as a senior Project/Programme Manager and/or Advisor in a humanitarian/recovery context. A clear communicator and a creative thinker with strong analytical and negotiating skills. Experience in WASH programmes would be an advantage.

Job Tasks and Responsibilities:

29 Jun 2016 description
job Closing date: 17 Jul 2016 Norwegian Refugee Council

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) would like to invite competent Consultancy & research organization to submit bids for Market Assessment in Afghanistan and Iran comprising of following key subjects:

Key subjects

Market Assessment, guidance of students

Duty station

Kabul with travel to regions in Afghanistan and Kerman in Iran

Duration

3 months maximum from the date of Contract

Application deadline