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
STATEMENT RELEASED ON 27 MAY 2015
Please find herein the Joint NGO Statement ahead of the intergovernmental Special Meeting on Irregular Migration in the Indian Ocean being held on 29 May 2015 hosted by the Royal Thai Government in Bangkok. The signatories below represent more than 600 non-governmental and civil society organisations operating across Asia and the Pacific regions.
Internal displacement in the Central African Republic (CAR) has been driven over decades by coups, internal armed conflict, generalised violence, human rights violations and natural hazards. The government has an acute lack of authority. It is unable to provide even the most basic services in the country’s prefectures, and widespread impunity has allowed armed groups to proliferate. Though rich in natural resources, the country is chronically poor and ranks near to last each year on the UN Development Programme (UNDP)’s human development index.
Ten thousands of civilians who have been forced to flee the recent fighting in Ramadi in the western Anbar province in Iraq, are in desperate need of assistance. “We urgently need to get more aid into Anbar”, said the Head of Programmes at the Norwegian Refugee Council in Baghdad, Salah Noori.
“Displaced families are living in precarious conditions and are in desperate need of adequate water, food and medical assistance”, said Noori.
Cette note présente les principales conclusions et recommandations de la recherche menée par le Conseil norvégien pour les réfugiés (NRC) en République centrafricaine (RCA) afin de comprendre les principaux défis auxquels les personnes déplacées internes (PDI) et les personnes de retour sont confrontés dans l’exercice de leur droit au logement, terre et propriété (LTP) au cours du déplacement, de l’intégration locale, de la réinstallation et du retour.
For the first time in Somalia, land deeds have been handed over to displaced households.
It was a rare moment of joy and pride when 500 households in Baidoa, Bay region of South-Central Somalia received land titles, becoming new owners of the land that they occupy. This is the first such initiative in Baidoa and sets a promising foundation towards providing long-term solution to internal displacement.
NRC Iraq works with Syrian Refugees and also IDPs living in informal settlements in Baghdad, and in camps and urban settings in Iraqi Kurdistan Region (KR-I).
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.
Iraq mission seeks to establish and strengthen M&E systems that will enable improvement of internal management, program/project performance and evidence-based decision making. Within this context, the M&E Coordinator will provide technical support to Iraq mission pertaining to M&E. S/he will build capacity in the country mission by identifying and supporting the implementation of effective, cost efficient, and meaningful M&E systems.
NRC Geneva leads Norwegian Refugee Council’s representation and activities in Geneva, especially with the IASC mechanisms and UN agencies, as well as leading on humanitarian policy globally. NRC strives to assist and protect vulnerable and displaced people during crises, especially in situations of conflict. Established in 1946, NRC is an independent, humanitarian, non-profit, non-governmental organisation working in over 25 countries with approximately 4,500 staff.
Research of Obstacles Facing Refugee Youth in Lebanon
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