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Life as a refugee

Refugees and displaced people are some of the most vulnerable people in the world. That's why Danish Refugee Council is present around the world, helping where the need is greatest.

People on the move are some of the most vulnerable in the world.

People on the move are some of the most vulnerable in the world.

Refugees and displaced people live very insecure lives - but you can help

Right now, more than 100 million people are displaced or have otherwise been forced from their homes. 

This may be because of war and conflict. It may be because of natural disasters, or because of something else entirely. 

No matter why, or where in the world they have fled, all refugees have one thing in common. They need help.

You can help give families on the move shelter, food, water, and medical care. Your support can help these vulnerable people in an otherwise terrible situation.

On the pages below you can read how DRC Danish Refugee Council uses your support to help some of the world's most vulnerable people:

Read more about life as a refugee

Pushbacks: Illegal to force refugees back across the border
Pushbacks: Illegal to force refugees back across the border
Ingredients of a small success
Ingredients of a small success
Supporting youth entrepreneurs in Iraq
Supporting youth entrepreneurs in Iraq
Protecting the victims of Lebanon's free fall
Protecting the victims of Lebanon's free fall
The special bond
The special bond
A shopping trip to Suly
A shopping trip to Suly
Homes in ruins
Homes in ruins
Working towards dreams
Working towards dreams
A passionate farmer
A passionate farmer
Helping youth become their own
Helping youth become their own
World Refugee Day: Helping family members grow together
World Refugee Day: Helping family members grow together
On the front line: World Humanitarian Day
On the front line: World Humanitarian Day
Sufaira defies hopelessness in the world's largest refugee camp
Sufaira defies hopelessness in the world's largest refugee camp
Exposure: Stories from the Middle East
Exposure: Stories from the Middle East
Discovering a new path
Discovering a new path
World food day
World food day
Not as easy at it seems
Not as easy at it seems
New year: The hopes and wishes of crisis-hit people across the region
New year: The hopes and wishes of crisis-hit people across the region
Hoping to survive the pandemic
Hoping to survive the pandemic
Hope amidst Chaos: How Cash Assistance Restored Lives
Hope amidst Chaos: How Cash Assistance Restored Lives
Resilience in the face of adversity – Adan’s story
Resilience in the face of adversity – Adan’s story
A little goes a long way: Cash transfers make a difference in Ethiopia
A little goes a long way: Cash transfers make a difference in Ethiopia
Making his way again through beads
Making his way again through beads
Not too old to start over
Not too old to start over
The long journey to safety
The long journey to safety
Rohingya in Bangladesh: The world's largest refugee camp
Rohingya in Bangladesh: The world's largest refugee camp
Families on the move in DR Congo right now
Families on the move in DR Congo right now

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