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 Jul 2015 description

At the current rate that materials are entering Gaza, it will take over half a century to meet housing needs

One year since the beginning of the last war on Gaza, which killed over 2,000 Palestinians, tens of thousands of people are still homeless, waiting for reconstruction to begin in the blockaded enclave.

06 Jul 2015 description

In their new joint report “Walk the talk”, Save The Children and the Norwegian Refugee Council urge governments and the humanitarian community "to walk the talk by realizing their commitment to education in emergencies”.

The new report, which was launched in Geneva Tuesday this week, highlights that despite increased attention and recognition, education in emergencies remains the most underfunded of all humanitarian sectors.

05 Jul 2015 description

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With divergent analyses of the current context, oscillating between what people think may happen, what we hope may happen and what we fear may happen; much of the current thinking on the ‘crisis’ in South Sudan remains either detached from or inaccessible to the humanitarian community.

25 Jun 2015 description

As EU leaders meet to endorse the European Agenda on Migration on 25 and 26 June, aid agencies today warn against merely focusing on preventing refugees from reaching Europe as it will only lead to further deaths at sea.

Six aid agencies appealed to European leaders to urgently scale up efforts to address the root causes of forced displacement, step up resettlement of refugees and offer them safe alternatives to the deadly routes they are being forced to take.

22 Jun 2015 description

In the past months, South Sudan has continued to experience a pattern of failed political negotiations, internal political struggles and economic decline. Coupled with ongoing active hostilities by the parties to the conflict in Greater Upper Nile as well as inter-ethnic violence in other States, this dynamic has perpetuated the existence of a fragile and turbulent protection and security environment for the people of South Sudan.

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Jobs

10 entries found
06 Jul 2015 description
job Closing date: 15 Jul 2015 Norwegian Refugee Council

Education Project Manager-Extended
Norwegian Refugee Council

03 Jul 2015 description
job Closing date: 12 Jul 2015 Norwegian Refugee Council

Central African Republic (CAR) is experiencing a large scale humanitarian crisis, with approximately 400,000 displaced and many more affected. NRC established its country programme in February 2014 and is currently operating in 4 Field offices in the South West (Carnot), Center West (Sibut), the capital office (Bangui), and Ndélé in the Nort-Eastern part of the country.

NRC received funding from ECHO to implement a multisectoral project in Dekoa to implement Shelter, WASH and protection activities. This last component will be led by the Community Protection Project Coordinator.

03 Jul 2015 description
job Closing date: 17 Jul 2015 Norwegian Refugee Council

Central African Republic (CAR) is experiencing a large scale humanitarian crisis, with approximately 400,000 displaced and many more affected. NRC started the country programme in CAR in February 2014, and is currently operating in three field offices; Carnot in the South West, Sibut in the Centre West, Ndele in the north as well as the capital office Bangui.

02 Jul 2015 description
job Closing date: 24 Jul 2015 Norwegian Refugee Council

Urban Displacement Outside Camps Project Development Manager
Norwegian Refugee Council

29 Jun 2015 description
job Closing date: 13 Jul 2015 Norwegian Refugee Council

BACKGROUND
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 (WASH).