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Dorcas signs manifesto for toilets Tuesday 20 November 2018

Manifesto: toilets for 50 million people by 2030 Minister Kaag stated in the Policy Notice ‘Investing in Perspective’ that 50 million more people must...

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New project succesfully started in Tanzania Monday 1 October 2018

In September, Dorcas launched the project Menstrual Hygiene Management for Her. The project is a collaboration with the Handeni District in Tanzania and will...

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DRA: working for increased impact Tuesday 31 July 2018

The new DRA Impact Report provides a summary of our activities during 2017 – including details of joint humanitarian responses in 11 countries. The...

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Top marks for DRA aid effort Tuesday 29 May 2018

The new policy memorandum issued by the Department for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation – headed by Minister Sigrid Kaag – emphasises the importance...

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Dorcas Annual Report 2017 online Friday 25 May 2018

Today, Dorcas presents the Annual Report 2017. It concerns an English report that tells about the impact of our work. We supported more than...

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Succesful test of blockchain Wednesday 14 February 2018

First successful test of blockchain for international distribution of aid funding The first in a series of tests looking to bring greater efficiency and...

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Once again Dutch aid organisations join forces in Iraq Tuesday 6 February 2018

For the fourth time in four years, seven Dutch aid organisations, united in the Dutch Relief Alliance, join forces to provide aid to displaced...

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Dorcas starts life-saving health services in Raqqa Monday 5 February 2018

Health services are severely affected by the civil war inside Syria. Many clinics were damaged and had to close or ran out of medicines...

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START response for flood victims Albania Thursday 21 December 2017

Since the beginning of December Albania has suffered under the most severe rainfalls ever recorded. Almost 5,000 households have suffered flood damage in Albania...

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Succesful cash-meeting Monday 13 November 2017

Recently we co-organised a cash expert meeting where we discussed innovation, best practices and challenges around cash based programming in humanitarian settings. Hereby we share the...

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Dorcas operates building the capacities of local partner organisations and funding their relief and development projects.

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Dorcas supports Relief, Early Recovery and Resilient Livelihoods, Enterprising people and Community Based Care and Protection.