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03 Aug 2017 description

Regional mixed migration summary for June 2017 covering mixed migration events, trends and data for Djibouti, Eritrea, South Sudan, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Puntland, Somalia, Somaliland and Yemen.

Terminology: Throughout this report the term migrant/refugee is used to cover all those involved in the mixed migration flows (including asylum seekers, trafficked persons, smuggled economic migrants, refugees). If the caseload mentioned refers only to refugees or asylum seekers or trafficked persons it will be clearly stated.

03 Jul 2017 description

Mixed migration flows within, from and to the East Africa and Yemen region continued to be affected by a number of complex dynamics, including conflict, drought and economic reasons among others.
Migrants, asylum seekers and refugees continued to be at a significant risk of harm, ranging from abduction, physical abuse and death on land and at sea. Policy considerations remained focussed on limiting irregular migration, particularly to Europe.

Irregular Movement from East Africa and Yemen

Northward (through Egypt into Israel)

23 Jun 2017 description

Regional mixed migration summary for May 2017 covering mixed migration events, trends and data for Djibouti, Eritrea, South Sudan, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Puntland, Somalia, Somaliland and Yemen.

Terminology: Throughout this report the term migrant/refugee is used to cover all those involved in the mixed migration flows (including asylum seekers, trafficked persons, smuggled economic migrants, refugees). If the caseload mentioned refers only to refugees or asylum seekers or trafficked persons it will be clearly stated.

05 Jun 2017 description

Regional mixed migration summary for April 2017 covering mixed migration events, trends and data for Djibouti, Eritrea, South Sudan, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Puntland, Somalia, Somaliland and Yemen.

Terminology: Throughout this report the term migrant/refugee is used to cover all those involved in the mixed migration flows (including asylum seekers, trafficked persons, smuggled economic migrants, refugees). If the caseload mentioned refers only to refugees or asylum seekers or trafficked persons it will be clearly stated.

20 Apr 2017 description

Regional mixed migration summary for March 2017 covering mixed migration events, trends and data for Djibouti, Eritrea, South Sudan, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Puntland, Somalia, Somaliland and Yemen.

Terminology: Throughout this report the term migrant/refugee is used to cover all those involved in the mixed migration flows (including asylum seekers, trafficked persons, smuggled economic migrants, refugees). If the caseload mentioned refers only to refugees or asylum seekers or trafficked persons it will be clearly stated.

28 Feb 2017 description

Today, the global refugee crises are more complex and long running than previously with more than 65 million forced to leave home – most being women and children. The complexity means a growing need to supplement the existing ways of addressing the issues in order to provide more and better assistance to the growing number of affected people.

21 Sep 2016 description

Regional mixed migration summary for August 2016 covering mixed migration events, trends and data for Djibouti, Eritrea, South Sudan, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Puntland, Somalia, Somaliland and Yemen.

02 Sep 2016 description

Today marks the one year anniversary since three-year-old Aylan Kurdi lost his life at sea and washed ashore in Turkey. His photo went around the world, becoming an icon and a symbol of a world that had failed. A world that had let down Aylan, his family who were fleeing Syria, the 3,700 other people who drowned trying to reach the safety of Europe and the many, many refugees and displaced people across the globe.

By Secretary General at the Danish Refugee Council, Andreas Kamm.

17 Aug 2016 description

The Least Condemned Crime: Sexual and Gender Based Violence against Migrants and Asylum Seekers on the Move in the Horn of Africa

09 May 2016 description
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Displacement in Eastern Africa is predominantly of a protracted nature. At the end of February 2016, there were 11.7 million people displaced in the region, mostly in Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia and Ethiopia (UNHCR), and at least half are children. Although most have been displaced for several years or even decades, few have durable solutions prospects such as returning to their home, being integrated into their host communities or settle elsewhere.

31 May 2015 description

1 INTRODUCTION

Samuel Hall East Africa, a consultancy registered in Kenya was commissioned by the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) in October 2014, to conduct a mid-term review of the second phase of the Great Lakes Civil Society Project (GLP), a regional programme implemented since January 2010 by DRC with funding from the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA).

1.1 Background on the project

26 May 2015 description

DRC a key player in a crisis-ridden world

26.05.15

Danish Refugee Council's annual report for 2014 is now available. Read Secretary General, Andreas Kamm's statement and download the full report.

19 Aug 2014 description

The UN World Humanitarian Day is dedicated to the aid-workers stationed in conflict and disaster affected places around the globe. With a historic number of humanitarian crises and a record 50 million people displaced their efforts are more needed than ever.

War and conflict ravages Africa and the Middle East and according to the UN more than 50 million people are displaced worldwide – the highest number since World War II. Humanitarian resources and capacity are under pressure and aid-workers are fighting to keep up with the increasing needs.

06 Jun 2012 description

THE YEAR AT A GLANCE

West Africa – Emergency aid to refugees from Cote d’Ivoire
DRC established refugee camps and provided basic emergency aid when more than 100,000 refugees crossed the border in connection with the civil war following the election.

The Horn of Africa
Drought and war escalated into a famine disaster requiring rapid response. DRC’s mobile soup kitchens provided food for almost 100,000 people every day when the crisis was at its worst.
The nationwide fundraising event ‘Africa now’ allocated DKK 5.5 million to DRC’s humanitarian activities.

03 Apr 2012 description

UN’s International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action April 4th represents an occasion to reaffirm the commitment of the Danish Demining Group to ensure the safety of civilians in war-torn regions of this world.

"Landmines, cluster bombs and unexploded ordnance continue to cause great human suffering worldwide. But especially when it comes to land mines things are looking better - twenty years ago there were 20,000 annual victims, today about 4000. That is an inspiring thought "says Head of DDG Stuhr Rasmus Jakobsen.