NRC
Non-governmental Organization based in Norway

Updates

721 entries found
18 Apr 2015 description

"The Yemen crisis is getting totally out of control. We must have a cease-fire and a political process that can end the violence," says NRCs Secretary General, Jan Egeland.

NRC is among the few humanitarian organisations that is still able to continue to work in the country.

17 Apr 2015 description

Wairimu Munyinyi-Wahome

The Yemen crisis wears a human face and the international community must act on this reality

16 Apr 2015 description

Introduction

The military operation led by Saudi Arabia in support of President Hadi’s government has been going on for more than two weeks. Since 26th March, air raids have been targeting different locations across the country, including the capital Sana’a, Sa’ada, Hajjah, Hodeida, Lahj, Amran, Shabwa and Aden governorates. Conflicts on the ground have also escalated on different fronts. The impact on civilians is huge, and has provoked major displacement of population.

15 Apr 2015 description

INTRODUCTION

A coup d’état in March 2013 and subsequent revenge-motivated violence (often of an inter-communal nature) led to widespread human rights violations, including violations of HLP rights. Pillaging, burning, destruction and occupation of housing and land occurred in several parts of the country. At the peak of the crisis, in January 2014, almost one million Central Africans – around one in five of the population – were displaced.

15 Apr 2015 description

Housing, land and property challenges for displaced people

The crisis that engulfed the Central African Republic (CAR) in the end of 2012 has resulted in the perpetration of gross human rights violations, including the widespread looting and destruction of homes and, the illegal occupation of land left behind as people fled widespread violence. A new NRC report presents the main challenges that the displaced population face in exercising their rights to safe housing and protection from eviction theft and the destruction of their property.

Jobs

9 entries found
17 Apr 2015 description
job Closing date: 05 May 2015 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.

16 Apr 2015 description
job Closing date: 30 Apr 2015 Norwegian Refugee Council

Consultant – Gender based violence
3 weeks Central African Republic

BACKGROUND

NRC & GBV

13 Apr 2015 description
job Closing date: 23 Apr 2015 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.

13 Apr 2015 description
job Closing date: 26 Apr 2015 Norwegian Refugee Council

The humanitarian needs in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are immense. Close to two million people are internally displaced and an estimated 450,000 Congolese have sought refuge in neighbouring countries. With a long history of conflict and weak governance, the majority of DRC's population is severely impoverished and deprived of basic services and infrastructure such as roads, drinkable water, electricity, schools, education and health centres. Human rights violations are rife.

09 Apr 2015 description
job Closing date: 03 May 2015 Norwegian Refugee Council

The position plays a crucial role with regards to logistical support to new and existing country programmes and responding to challenges in country operations. The Roving Logistics Advisor (RLA) is responsible for strengthening Logistics program support services by working closely with the Head of Support Unit in each section and the CO Logistics Managers, provide audit and control services to the COs, assisting the COs with capacity building of national staff, and implement HO driven initiatives.