Archive: News

Below you will find the posts of the archive "News".

Update on the situation in Yemen

Several targets in Yemen have been bombed in recent weeks in response to Houthi attacks in and around the Red Sea. At this time, Dorcas…

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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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Developments in the Middle East and the work of Dorcas

Recently, the protracted conflict between Israel and the Palestinian territories has escalated. The situation currently remains uncertain.  We do not work in the affected areas….

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EU-funded Dorcas programme aims to empower disadvantaged communities in Upper Egypt

Dorcas is grateful to announce the start of a new EU-funded programme aimed at strengthening the capacity of Civil Society Organisations to develop innovative solutions…

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Dorcas and Woord en Daad sign partnership agreement on job creation in Ethiopia

Dorcas and Woord en Daad will continue their cooperation on job creation for Ethiopian youth in 2023. Since 2016, Dorcas and Woord en Daad have…

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Rebuilding sustainable livelihoods in Iraq 

In the Zummar sub-district in Iraq, Dorcas provided agricultural assets and supported the improvement of livelihoods for income generation for returnees and internally displaced persons….

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New record in 2022 of forced displacement

By the end of 2022, a total of 108.4 million people is forcibly displaced worldwide. An increase of 19.1 million people in just one year….

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Call from more than 100 Dutch development organisations: ‘Reverse cuts on development cooperation’

More than 3.4 billion euros will be cut from the Dutch budget for development cooperation and humanitarian assistance in the coming years if the government’s…

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South Sudan requires immediate support to mitigate a humanitarian crisis 

The situation in Sudan and South Sudan continues to worsen as thousands of people flee the conflict in Sudan and cross the South Sudanese border….

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Joint call from Dorcas with 25 organisations: broaden the Dutch feminist foreign policy

Soon the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs will present its “Feminist Foreign Policy”. Following in the footsteps of countries such as Spain, Sweden and Canada,…

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