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Danish Refugee Council's Annual Report 2022

In 2022, the world reached a tragic milestone. The number of men, women and children who have been forced to leave their homes passed 100 million. In our 2022 annual report, you can read how together we have made a tangible difference for the world's refugees in 2022.

DRC helped 19 million people in 2022

DRC helped 19 million people in 2022

Behind a number as incomprehensible and faceless as 108,400,000 are more than 100 million fates - real people displaced by war, violence or persecution.

The ever-increasing number of refugees and the global community's lack of commitment to durable solutions underlines the importance of the humanitarian work our 8,000 employees do. Every day, all year round, they provide emergency relief and durable solutions for refugees and displaced people in more than 40 countries.

Across our operations, we reached more than 19 million people with essential humanitarian assistance in 2022. We work every day to reach even more.

You can read more about DRC's efforts for the world's refugees and displaced people in 2022 on this page. If you want to read the full annual report, you can find it here.

Thank you for your support! It helps make a difference for people on the move.

Charlotte Slente, Secretary General of DRC Danish Refugee Council

"Our staff work hard to provide assistance to refugees and displaced people - often in extremely difficult circumstances. The increasing number of refugees in the world shows that our work continues to be imperative."

Charlotte Slente, Secretary General of DRC Danish Refugee Council

Danish Refugee Council's 5 largest operations in 2022

The world's biggest crises hit hard

In 2022, several new crises emerged. In the Horn of Africa, Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia experienced the most devastating drought in recent decades, bringing hunger and thirst to millions of people.

In other areas such as Bangladesh and South Sudan, poor populations have been plagued by severe flooding.

In Ukraine, more than 11 million people have been displaced by the war that broke out in February 2022.

Meanwhile, the situation in Afghanistan has become even worse. Decades of war, instability and climate change have left half of the population in increasing need of humanitarian assistance.

Key figures from the annual report 2022

We are there

Danish Refugee Council helps refugees and displaced people around the world

Spin the globe, click the dots and learn about our work in the world's hotspots.

Afghanistan | Bangladesh | Bosnien & Herzegovina | Colombia | Somalia | Sydsudan | Syrien | Ukraine | Yemen

Danish Refugee Council's five regions

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