Social and economic inclusion for women and people with disabilities in South Sudan

Being proud of yourself, your abilities and of what you do. But also others who are proud of you, what you contribute to your family and community. This is the heart of the new Pride!…

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CNC starts a campaign to help corona virus victims

CNC, a Dutch Christian relief alliance that consists of Dorcas, EO Metterdaad, Red een Kind, Tearfund, Woord en Daad and ZOA, started a campaign to provide relief in countries that suffer greatly from the pandemic….

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A UN Convention for the Rights of Older People

Older people’s health and lives have been at particular risk from COVID-19. Their rights have been denied and disproportionately affected in public health responses to the pandemic across Europe. Governments have not always treated older…

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Faith@Work

Dorcas is a Christian organisation with biblical values. Faith@Work expresses our desire to work God’s way – His principles will be applied across all our approaches and intervention areas and reflects our core way of…

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Peacebuilding and reconciliation

Dorcas sets out to support peacebuilding processes in (post) war settings and mitigate the risk of relapsing into conflict by addressing the root causes. We also work to restore broken relationships between conflicting groups or…

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Social Inclusion

Social inclusion is an essential component of our work. Across our countries of operation, we seek to reverse the exclusion and stigmatisation of individuals or groups in society while enhancing access to social protection structures…

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Restoring damaged housed and rebuilding businesses

70,000 damaged houses. This is the most visible effect of the explosion in Beirut last summer. Many businesses are also damaged. Sole proprietorships are severely hit. The Joint Response in Lebanon assists with repairing houses…

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Netherlands Ambassador Commends Dorcas Beirut Response

Last week, the Chargée D’affaires of the Netherlands Embassy in Lebanon, Frederique de Man, paid a visit to our community centre in Beirut where she praised Dorcas’ emergency response to the 4 August port blasts….

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Beirut residents traumatised and financially affected by the explosion

The consequences of the explosion in Beirut are immense. Adults and children carry the traumatic experience with them every day. Many people lost not only their homes as a result of the explosion but also…

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REPORT: COVID-19 and the Rights of Older People in Developing Countries

The COVID-19 pandemic and in fact all crises – acute or prolonged – remind us that human rights need to be central in all recovery and development efforts. The Sustainable Development Goals will only be…

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Rising prices and an increase in COVID-19 infections are causing a great need for food and hygiene kits in Beirut

Shortage of food is a major emerging problem in Lebanon. In the past year, prices for food have increased considerably due to the bad economic situation. In addition, many people lost their source of income…

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3 months after the Beirut explosion: there is still a lot of work to be done

In the past three months, Dutch humanitarian aid and development organisations CARE, Cordaid, Dorcas, Save the Children, Stichting Vluchteling and World Vision have collaborated to help Beirut recover from the damaging explosion in partnership with…

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Beirut Blasts: The Long Road to Recovery

Nearly three months on from the devastating explosions that shook the city, Beirut’s wounds remain far from healed. Life changed irreversibly for the people of Lebanon when two huge blasts ripped through the Capital’s port…

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The team and I rushed to take cover as people started screaming

Have you ever felt like you were constantly on guard, because a calamity could happen any moment? Have you been looking for places to take cover, everywhere you go, just in case of an explosion?…

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Beirut devastated by explosion

Dorcas employees in Lebanon unharmed A devastating explosion in Beirut, Lebanon’s capital city wreaked havoc on Tuesday night. At least 140 people were killed and 5,000 injured, while more than 300,000 people have become homeless….

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