Archive: ldenboef

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Dorcas disappointed with budget cuts in development cooperation 

The newly formed Dutch government presented the coalition agreement which show significant budgetary cuts within development cooperation. The overall budget will be cut by 2.4…

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Column CEO: Freedom

Written by: Agnes Kroese, CEO of Dorcas Freedom?  I’m in Romania.  Together with teacher Christina, I walk through a neighbourhood where most people are Roma….

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Column CEO: A drop in the ocean

Written by: Agnes Kroese, CEO of Dorcas Surrounded by children, I walk alongside the chief, the local leader of the village. I am back in…

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Crisis in Southern Lebanon

The current conflict in southern Lebanon is the latest in the country’s long list of crises. It is further eroding the weak economy, undermining food…

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Dorcas Yemen joins call for increased international support amidst deepening crisis

In response to the escalating humanitarian crisis in Yemen, Dorcas Yemen has signed a petition urging the international community to amplify its support for the…

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World Water Day – A large number of people have limited access to clean drinking water

Clean drinking water is not merely a convenience, it is a fundamental human need and a cornerstone of public health. However, millions of people around…

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Column CEO: Drink water, give life!

Written by: Agnes Kroese, CEO of Dorcas From all sides, women and children come running. By their side, a donkey with empty jerry cans. I…

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Solidarity with Ukraine: more urgent than ever

This opinion article is written by Jochem Duinhof. He is a Political Advisor at Dorcas. With this opinion article, he argues for continued support for…

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Column CEO: My cradle stood in the Netherlands, and that brings a responsibility

Written by: Agnes Kroese A large group of people has gathered around the ambulance. It is July 2023 and I am in a remote village…

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Explainer: what is International Humanitarian Law?

International Humanitarian Law provides vital guidance and boundaries during war and conflict. But what exactly does this body of law entail and does Dorcas need…

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