The Emergency Fund – When the Situation Escalates

Our Emergency Fund provide rapid support to human rights defenders when the situation escalates and someone is in acute danger. The Emergency Fund can, for example, provide legal aid or temporarily relocate people. We also work preventively with security trainings and help with physical and digital security solutions.

In 2020, 730 human rights defenders from 34 countries received emergency support.


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The Emergency Fund

Through the Emergency Fund, we provide rapid support to human rights defenders in acute danger. Read more about each year.


Temporary Relocations

One of the most common types of support in recent years has been temporary relocations of human rights defenders and their families.

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