All Updates

1,534 entries found
21 Jun 2018 description

Now in its ninth year, the violent conflict in north-east Nigeria has caused one of the most severe crises in the world, with 7.7 million people in need of humanitarian assistance.

Here are six things you should know about the crisis:

1. Civilians have borne the brunt of the crisis

19 Jun 2018 description

Turkey, Bangladesh and Uganda alone received over half of all new refugees last year. Never before has the world registered a larger number of people displaced by war and persecution.

"International responsibility-sharing for displaced people has utterly collapsed. Rich countries are building walls against families fleeing war, at the same time as less money is available for aid to people in conflict areas," said Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council Jan Egeland.

18 Jun 2018 description

Two years ago, governments, UN agencies and NGOs agreed on a package of ten reforms to make financing for humanitarian response more efficient and effective. “The Grand Bargain” was born – but we are still far away from reaping its full potential benefits.

16 Jun 2018 description

. Clashes are continuing just south of Hodeidah city during the Eid al-Fitr festival, one of the most important religious holidays for Muslims. Many people in Hodeidah left their homes yesterday to go to Mosque or visit friends and family, but many are frightened to move far from their homes.

· Fighting is ongoing in several locations near the city's southern outskirts, where Ansar Allah troops are holding a line close to Hodeidah airport. Frontlines elsewhere have shifted inland in response to heavy coalition airstrikes.

14 Jun 2018 description

June 14, 2018 - International aid groups working in Yemen today expressed outrage at the loss of human life that has resulted from a military assault on Hodeidah city and its port and accused the attackers of a total disregard for human suffering. The consequences of this attack will be nothing but catastrophic for the people of Hodeidah, as well as for the rest of the population across the country who rely on Hodeidah’s port for food, fuel and commercial goods, including life-saving supplies of medicines. Two-thirds of Yemen’s population are directly served by the port.

Maps & Infographics

99 entries found

Jobs

15 entries found
22 Jun 2018 description
job Closing date: 26 Jun 2018 Norwegian Refugee Council

Finance Manager - Syria
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.

22 Jun 2018 description
job Closing date: 25 Jul 2018 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.

21 Jun 2018 description
job Closing date: 28 Jun 2018 Norwegian Refugee Council

Shelter Programme Development Manager
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.

21 Jun 2018 description
job Closing date: 03 Jul 2018 Norwegian Refugee Council

NRC in looking for a committed and experienced Protection Adviser to join the team in Yemen. The Protection Adviser supports the integration of NRC’s Protection Policy and core principles across NRC’s response in Yemen, and leads the implementation of all protection activities in the country programme. Working closely with all thematic areas (Core Competencies) the role will strengthen programmes by building capacity and promoting the safety and dignity of all people assisted by NRC’s programmes.

Job description

18 Jun 2018 description
job Closing date: 01 Jul 2018 Norwegian Refugee Council

NRC is seeking a committed and experienced Advocacy Manager to lead our important advocacy and policy work in Yemen. The Advocacy Manager is an interesting role that can have great impact through providing overall leadership, management and strategic direction to NRC’s policy and advocacy work in Yemen.