NRC
Non-governmental Organization based in Norway

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25 May 2017 description

Christian Jepsen and Ephrem Chiruza

During 2016, more than 920,000 people were forced to flee their homes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo according to a new report from the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre. No one can deny the immense beauty of the forested highlands in eastern DR Congo. Small villages perched high up on grassy hilltops overlook lush valleys dotted with gargantuan hardwood trees.

But eastern DR Congo is no paradise.

22 May 2017 description

ETHIOPIA/Somali region: Local women defy drought and come together to start their own business, boosting the local community and enhancing economic independence.

In February 2017, the Iskaashatada Hila’a, a women’s cooperative association in Harta Sheik town, established a grinding mill business, serving residents of area communities.

Fatuma Kahin (40), a senior member of the Hila’a association and the overall operations and accounts manager of the grinding mill, is thrilled to see how the project unites the people in her community.

22 May 2017 description

Over 922,000 people were forced to flee their homes inside the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in 2016. This was the highest number of internal displacement due to conflict recorded globally, and was one of the most startling findings of the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre’s global report which was launched in New York today.

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52 entries found

Jobs

16 entries found
26 May 2017 description
job Closing date: 09 Jun 2017 Norwegian Refugee Council

Education Specialist - Yemen
Norwegian Refugee Council

25 May 2017 description
job Closing date: 07 Jun 2017 Norwegian Refugee Council

Cash based interventions (CBIs)

Cash transfer programming specifically the use of cash and vouchers offer targeted populations increased flexibility and choice when it comes to their own needs prioritisation. NRC uses CBIs as a tool with high potential for enhancing the impact of interventions responding to a range of needs and opportunities. From saving lives to developing capacities and to repatriate/re-settle.

Consultancy overview

23 May 2017 description
job Closing date: 05 Jun 2017 Norwegian Refugee Council

Rights Respected, People Protected

NRC in Syria

“*It is a crisis unparalleled since the 1940s. No sitting politician has had anything bigger happen on his or her watch”*

Jan Egeland, NRC Secretary General

22 May 2017 description
job Closing date: 28 May 2017 Norwegian Refugee Council

Rights Respected, People Protected

“Everyone who is fleeing Mosul is in extremely fragile state'

Heidi Diedrich, Country Director Iraq

22 May 2017 description
job Closing date: 07 Jun 2017 Norwegian Refugee Council

Rights Respected, People Protected

NRC in Lebanon

In 2015, NRC’s operations in Lebanon provided assistance to more than 300,000 beneficiaries

Although Lebanon is not a signatory to the 1951 Refugee Convention, it has the highest number of refugees per capita in the world. The estimated 1.5 million Syrian refugees and 270,000 Palestinian refugees amount to over a quarter of Lebanon's total population.