Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
Through a three day long Dignity Campaign, the Norwegian Refugee Council’s (NRC) Gender-Based Violence (GBV) team in Iraq aims to empower displaced Syrian and Iraqi women and girls.
On the morning of 27 and 28 July 2015, NRC’s distribution teams provided emergency food and hygiene items to more than 700 Iraqi families, living in and around the town of Shaqlawa, north-east of Erbil in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KR-I). The vast majority of
24 Jun 2015
Five years after the conflict in Syria began, the situation for the almost four million refugees living across the Middle East, and many of the communities who are generously hosting them, is increasingly defined by an unfolding shelter crisis. Tho
More than 100,000 Iraqis displaced in Anbar in the last two weeks are desperately seeking to flee to safety while hardly any aid is reaching them, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) warned today. The situation is getting more desperate for more than 8.2 million people.
A record-breaking 38 million people have been displaced within their own country by conflict or violence. This is the equivalent of the total populations of London, New York and Beijing combined. These are the worst figures for forced displacement in a generation,
NRC is distributing emergency food rations, hygiene kits and water to people who have fled the recent fighting in Ramadi in Iraq. Clashes between government forces and armed opposition groups in Ramadi in the An
10 Nov 2014
Winter is about to hit many countries with large populations of refugees and internally displaced people. Cold temperatures can be catastrophic for people who have lost everything, and NRC is working hard to be ready for winter. “We are working to make displaced p
27 Oct 2014
71 Household (HH) surveys and Key Informant (KI) interviews were conducted in Erbil city between 15th and 29th of September 2014. The assessment targeted refugees and IDPs in urban non-camp settings. The assessment’s