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16 Oct 2014 description

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa and cuts in the food aid provided by the United Nations may increase the number of people affected by hunger dramatically. “We must not end up in a situation where people who have survived Ebola end up dying of hunger instead,” says Jan Egeland, Secretary General of Norwegian Refugee Council.

15 Mar 2006 description

Every forth refugee or internally displaced person in the world lives in a camp. The Norwegian Refugee Council now strengthens its efforts to improve protection and assistance in camps.

16 Dec 2002 description

The Norwegian Refugee Council has the following goals for its work in Sierra Leone:

  • Help provide temporary protection of and assistance to internally displaced persons, returning refugees and Liberian refugees

  • Ensure that children and young people of school age receive a basic education

  • Support the peace and reconciliation process

  • Contribute to re-construction and normalization

  • Promote internally displaced persons' rights

10 May 2000 description

The Global IDP Database of the Norwegian Refugee Council has now updated its country profile on internal displacement in Sierra Leone. A brief summary is presented below. The complete profile can be accessed at www.idpproject.org or sent to you by e-mail on request (idpsurvey@nrc.ch).