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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Agnes Kroese new CEO of Dorcas with effect from September

Agnes Kroese will become the new CEO of Dorcas with effect from 1 September 2022. In her role as Country Director South Sudan, she has…

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Dorcas and ZOA merge country offices in South Sudan

Dorcas and ZOA are joining forces and will form a partnership in South Sudan. Both organisations have been present in South Sudan for many years…

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Vulnerable people in the war

In the past weeks, an estimated 12.65 million people have been affected in the areas hardest hit by the war within Ukraine. About 3 million…

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