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Non-governmental Organization based in Norway

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22 Sep 2017 description

“Privileged neighbours and regional powers bring fuel to the fire, while Yemeni civilians pay the price for the war,” said Jan Egeland, Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council, ahead of a scheduled meeting today at the UN General Assembly to discuss Yemen’s escalating humanitarian crisis.

21 Sep 2017 description

By Mohamed Digale

In drought-ridden Ethiopia, new water stations are giving families clean water to drink and cook with.

As the sun rises over Ethiopia’s dry Bike district, the village of Dhankarore is already busy. By the time the water station opens at half past six, a long line of women and children have queued up, juggling a multitude of water jars and cans to purchase their share of clean water. The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has built two water points in the village, which sell clean water at 0.50 Ethiopian Birr – around two cents in USD – for 20 litres.

20 Sep 2017 description

Country Operations

In 2018, there will be Humanitarian Response Plans in 23 countries: Afghanistan, Burundi, Chad, Cameroon, CAR, DRC, Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Haiti, Iraq, Libya, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Ukraine and Yemen. The HRPs for Cameroon, Chad, CAR, DRC, Somalia, Haiti, Sudan, Nigeria (and potentially Niger and Afghanistan) will be multi-year Plans.

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18 Sep 2017 description

The humanitarian crisis has worsened in drought-stricken Ethiopia, with almost three million additional people in need of humanitarian aid this year.

8.5 million people are in dire need in Ethiopia due to worsening drought and a deteriorating food security situation, up from 5.6 million in January, according to the United Nations. Despite this, the international aid appeal for the country is only one quarter funded, nine months into the year.

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Jobs

18 entries found
23 Sep 2017 description
job Closing date: 07 Oct 2017 Norwegian Refugee Council

Area Manager Sana’a - Yemen
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.

23 Sep 2017 description
job Closing date: 07 Oct 2017 Norwegian Refugee Council

Area Manager Hudaydah - Yemen
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 Sep 2017 description
job Closing date: 05 Oct 2017 Norwegian Refugee Council

The Regional Anti-Corruption & Investigations Adviser is a new position at NRC in the Horn of Africa, South Sudan & Yemen (HoASSY) Region. The position is responsible for supporting and conducting administrative investigations across 9 countries in the region, in coordination with the Head Office based Senior Advisor, Anti-Corruption and Investigations, and mitigating against the need for future investigation.

20 Sep 2017 description
job Closing date: 30 Sep 2017 Norwegian Refugee Council

In the Middle East, NRC has over 3000 staff dedicated to assisting people affected by conflict in Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Iraq and Palestine. Its humanitarian interventions are based upon its programming expertise in the Core Competencies of Shelter, Education, Water and Sanitation Hygiene, Food Security, along with Information Counselling and legal Assistance (ICLA) to forcibly displaced people.

20 Sep 2017 description
job Closing date: 28 Sep 2017 Norwegian Refugee Council

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) established its presence in Jordan in November 2012 in response to the conflict in Syria and resulting refugee influx. NRC Jordan currently employs over 500 national staff in Jordan is now one of the largest INGOs in the country. In 2016 the Country Office continues to focus on provision of protection, assistance and access to essential services for vulnerable Syrian refugees in formal camps and host communities.