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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.

16 Sep 2017 description

Humanitarian actors are readjusting their assessments as malnutrition and disease spread in Ethiopia.
The Ethiopian government and its humanitarian partners recently adjusted the number of citizens who need food aid from a projected 5.6 million at the start of the year, to an actual 8.5 million people. Severe weather patterns have had a spiralling effect on Ethiopians throughout the nation, forcing them to relocate to survive.

The daily fight against the effects of drought

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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.

20 Sep 2017 description
job Closing date: 04 Oct 2017 Norwegian Refugee Council

NRC is looking for a new Finance Manager for our country programme in Mali. The Finance Manager is responsible for ensuring that the financial set up is according to NRC standard and to support programme/project implementation.

From our four field offices in Mali, NRC strives to meet the basic needs of people affected by violence and displacement.

We provide education, shelter, food security, and give people legal assistance. Since 2016, we also have a dedicated emergency response mechanism.

In Mali, we have offices in Gao, Timbuktu, Mopti, and Kidal.

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

NRC has an urgent need to recruit an Humanitarian Access Advisor who can be part of a scoping mission and potentially start up of NRC's activities in and in connection with the ongoing situation in Libya.

Our Ideal Candidate: