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
Today, Afghans constitute the largest group of asylum seekers to Norway. While many young Afghan men cross the Storskog border in Finnmark, women are fleeing inside their homeland, Afghanistan. ”I lost two of my childhood friends in suicide bombings. And one day, when I was going to the gym, a bomb exploded in the street", Farshid says.
He entered Europe by crossing the Mediterranean Sea and the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) meet him on the Greek Island of Chios.
”You cannot feel safe there”, he says referring to his hometown, Kabul.
Tuva Raanes Bogsnes (25.11.2015)
NRC has received the verdict in the court case related to the attack and kidnapping in Dadaab, Kenya in June 2012.
Oslo District Court has awarded Steve Dennis compensation for financial and non-financial loss of NOK 4.4 million. The court found that NRC was grossly negligent in regards to the safe-guarding of staff during the visit of the Secretary General in Dadaab in 2012.
AMMAN/IRBID — The Norwegian Refugee Council on Wednesday handed over new classrooms at alTaybeh Primary School for Girls to the representatives of the Ministry of Education, during a ceremony attended by the Norwegian Embassy, a government delegation and several international agencies.
The extension increases the capacity of the school by around 30%, allowing it to cater to an additional 360 students, both Jordanians and Syrian refugees, in addition to creating a new toilet block.
“La gran noticia de la educación fue recibida con mucho anhelo y orgullo. Nuestra proyección es vincular más estudiantes para que ellos también puedan ser multiplicadores del quehacer pedagógico en otras comunidades” Docente Gleiber Riasco, López de Micay
A través del censo que el proyecto Vive la Educación ha desarrollado entre el 2013 y el 2015, se han identificado cerca de 18.509 personas desescolarizadas y 14.613 personas analfabetas en 22 municipios del Cauca y Nariño.
On 15 December 2013, fighting erupted in Juba among members of the Presidential Guard, and the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) subsequently split between forces loyal to the Government and those loyal to former Vice-President Riek Machar. In the days that followed, the conflict spread to the states of Greater Upper Nile (Jonglei, Unity and Upper Nile) after local SPLA forces disintegrated, often along ethnic lines. Since then, the conflict has created a major protection crisis and forced more than 2.27 million people from their homes.
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NRC Middle East Regional Office (MERO) is seeking a person with experience of analysing national and regional conflict dynamics to inform timely strategic humanitarian response and access decision-making and to help deliver NRCs regional and global advocacy work.
NRC has been active in Colombia since 1991, providing protection and humanitarian assistance to refugees and internally displaced persons. NRC’s activities aim at promoting respect for the rights of displaced persons in Colombia, refugees, asylum seekers and others in need of international protection in Panama, Ecuador and Venezuela. NRC is addressing displacement and emergency-related gaps and is promoting protection of the rights of other individuals of concern.
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Central African Republic
Call for Tender: AO-2015/NRC/CAR/BG/014
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent, humanitarian, non-profit, non-governmental organization which provides assistance, protection and durable solutions to refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide.
NRC has been working in Central African Republic since 2014 on education, shelter and wash, food security, information counseling and legal assistance programs.
NRC has been present in DRC since 2001 and currently runs operations in the eastern provinces of North & South Kivu, with offices in Goma, Bukavu and Beni. The programme has an annual turnover of approximately USD 20 million. In line with NRC’s institutional core competencies, the DRC operation runs a holistic programme response to populations affected by conflict and displacement in North and South Kivu provinces.