Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Borgergade 10, 3rd floor 1300 Copenhagen K. Unverified 2.8
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The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organisation founded in 1956 that works in more than 30 countries.
Formed after the Second World War, and in response to the European refugee crises caused by the Soviet invasion of Hungary in 1956. DRC has been active in large scale humanitarian projects around the world. Through convoy operations DRC was responsible for delivering half of the international humanitarian aid in Bosnia and Herzegovina during the wars of independence in the former Yugoslavia during the 1990s.

Today the Danish Refugee Council works in more than 30 countries around the world. With humanitarian programmes in conflict zones such as Somalia in the Horn of Africa, Afghanistan in Central Asia, Iraq in the Middle East and Chechnya in the Caucasus.

The Danish Refugee Council is one of the central humanitarian actors in Syria and the neighboring countries. More than 500,000 persons receive emergency relief from DRC each month in the region. The situation in and around Syria is the largest humanitarian crisis the world is facing and 30% of the population have left their homes as a consequence of the violence. In Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey and Iraq, DRC distributes relief aid as mattresses, clothes, blankets and hygiene kits – and rehabilitates shelters. Inside Syria, DRC helps displaces and conflicted affected Syrians in Homs, Dara’a, Aleppo and Damascus.

The international DRC activities aims to protect refugees and internally displaced persons and to promote long term solutions. DRC assistance in acute refugee crises, remains focused on long-term effects.

The Danish Refugee Council is currently implementing activities within nine sectors, namely: Housing and small-scale infrastructure, Income generation through grant and micro-finance, Food security & agricultural rehabilitation and development, Displacement-related law and information, Social rehabilitation, NGO networking and capacity development, Humanitarian mine action, Information management and coordination and Emergency logistics and transport management.

DRC is also active in the fields of demining and logistics and reconstruction work for various international agencies such as the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

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Borgergade 10, 3rd floor 1300 Copenhagen K.
Website
https://drc.dk
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