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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06 Feb 2016 description

Thousands of families wait at the border of Turkey, fleeing conflict as the Government of Syria secures control of the strategically valuable towns of Nubul and Zahra which had been under siege by opposition groups for three years.

The Government and allied forces are continuing to advance further towards the north of Aleppo city, resulting in more families fleeing, many arriving at informal camps at the border with Turkey in search of safety.

03 Feb 2016 description

Background

Five years into a conflict that has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives, conditions confronting civilians in Syria continue to deteriorate, particularly for children and youth. Warring parties continue to violate UN Security Council resolutions and international humanitarian law by deliberately and wantonly attacking civilians and civilian infrastructure, including homes, markets, schools and hospitals leaving a deadly legacy of Unexploded Ordnance.

03 Feb 2016 description

In Colombia, huge challenges remain in order to achieve peace and important issues need to be settled between the parties.

02 Feb 2016 description
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Only scaled-up donor support can spare a generation the impact of Syrian conflict

AMMAN, Jordan, 2 February 2016 – The future of a generation of Syrian children and youth is in jeopardy unless donors meeting in London this week prioritise the funding needed to get them back to school, say aid agencies leading the response to the brutal conflict ravaging the country.

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08 Feb 2016 description
job Closing date: 03 Mar 2016 Norwegian Refugee Council

NRC Geneva leads Norwegian Refugee Council’s representation and activities in Geneva, especially with the IASC mechanisms and UN agencies and has a leading role in the global humanitarian policy work in NRC. 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.

08 Feb 2016 description
job Closing date: 19 Feb 2016 Norwegian Refugee Council

Norwegian Refugee Council

08 Feb 2016 description
job Closing date: 19 Feb 2016 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. 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.

08 Feb 2016 description
job Closing date: 19 Feb 2016 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. 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.

08 Feb 2016 description
job Closing date: 19 Feb 2016 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. 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.