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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Amidst the turbulence of decades of conflicts in Afghanistan, Homaira Khairandish and her team are working hard to restore dignity in the lives of the most distressed individuals in the area, through the All-female Shelter Programme.
“When there is a conflict in an area, women become very vulnerable and are affected at a wide range. Many women lose their husbands and are forcibly located to a new place, where they are not familiar with the people,” says Homaira Khairandish.
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) welcomes the return of opposition leaders to South Sudan, but calls for urgent attention to the humanitarian crisis.
“While the arrival of Riek Machar and other opposition leaders is a positive step in the path to peace, the humanitarian crisis is far from over,” warned NRC’s Country Director in South Sudan, Victor Moses. “Though the peace process resolves some national level political disputes, it does not resolve escalating humanitarian and protection needs on the ground.”
Dire Dawa: The recent flash floods are worsening the situation for many drought-affected communities in Ethiopia. “The rain has led to livestock deaths that in their weakened state are more susceptible to illnesses. For many this was the last hope they had,” said Mohamed Hassan, Head of Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) operations in the Jigjiga region in Ethiopia.
An entire generation of young people in the Middle East faces unprecedented challenges in an environment of insecurity and poverty, risking losing their untapped potential to hopelessness.
Contributing towards meeting the Government’s renewable energy strategic guidelines for 2020
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) in Jordan, in cooperation with the Jordanian Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources will install 160 solar hot water systems as part of a renewable energy project designed to contribute to the Government of Jordan’s 2020 renewable energy goals in the energy mix.
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M & E Coordinator - South Sudan
Norwegian Refugee Council
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 (IDP). In light of the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine, causing displacement of civilians and increasing pressures on resources and host communities, NRC has established a long-term Country Programme in Ukraine in line with NRC’s mission statement and core competencies.
Regional Programme Advisor - Region Horn of Africa
Norwegian Refugee Council
NRC is looking to recruit a Security Advisor for our Jordan Country Office
Our ideal candidate is:**
A Senior Security Professional with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in senior roles as Security, Safety and/or Risk Manager/Advisor/Analyst in a humanitarian/recovery context. An individual experienced in building team and staff capacity, with strong analytical skills. Experienced working in complex and volatile operations and has a knowledge of the context in Jordan and the region as a whole.
Do you have Minimum 2 years’ experience in grants management from an international organization? And do you have experience in the compilation of donor proposals and reports from working in humanitarian ongoing emergencies?
If you are looking for new challenges and interested in working with one of the world’s most effective and respected humanitarian organizations in the world, then you would be interested in our announced position for a Grants Coordinator in NRC Syria Response Office, based in Amman.