Biggest disaster in Syria is yet to come

In Syria, the earthquake caused widespread destruction in infrastructure and civilian buildings in Aleppo, Hama, Idleb, and Lattakia governorates. The impact of this earthquake is…

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Dorcas’ response to Syria earthquake

Earthquakes and severe aftershocks are causing great devastation in Syria and Turkey. Dorcas has been active in Syria for many years and is directly experiencing…

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Dorcas independently verified against the Core Humanitarian Standard

Dorcas is proud to announce that we have undergone verification against the Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) by the independent auditing body HQAI. The process gives…

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6 months of aid in Ukraine – DRA partners support thousands with immediate relief, but millions remain in need

After 6 months of war in Ukraine, millions of Ukrainians remain in immediate need of support. Across the country, the Dutch Relief Alliance (DRA) has…

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New CEO of Dorcas Agnes Kroese: ‘I keep hope by looking people in the eyes’

As a small child, Agnes Kroese already wanted to ‘help people abroad’ and she ended up in South Sudan a few years ago. Since the…

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Dorcas Ukraine contributes to evacuation information for Zaporizhya’s residents

Anatoliy Kurtev, secretary of the city council in Zaporizhya, has announced a new information campaign for Zaporizhya’s residents about the procedure for emergency situations. Dorcas…

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Dorcas Mozambique and Start Network begin an emergency response project in Cabo Delgado

Cabo Delgado is a province severely affected by a complex humanitarian crisis with military tension, climate-induced problems and high levels of poverty. Recent attacks carried…

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Emergency aid for Ukranian refugees in Romania shifts to long-term assistance

The flow of refugees from Ukraine to Romania seems to be decreasing, which has consequences for the assistance required. Dorcas Romania will now focus on…

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Dorcas Lebanon launches new project supporting Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises affected by Beirut blast

The Beirut blast on August 4 2020, was one of the largest explosions in history that pulverised the port, and damaged over half of Beirut….

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World Refugee Day 2022

89.3 million forcibly displaced worldwide 69% originated from just 5 countries (including 2 countries where Dorcas is active; Syria and South Sudan) 83% hosted in…

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