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The many faces of suffering Tuesday 23 December 2014

Dorcas’ country director in Iraq shares some recent experiences: Thousands of Yazidis live in unfinished buildings. Rejected from the areas surrounding Mount Sinjar where...

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Give warmth this winter Thursday 11 December 2014

The days are getting shorter and colder. We turn up the heat and put on a warm sweater. Because we can. In Eastern Europe,...

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Workshops impact lives in South Sudan Monday 1 December 2014

Approximately 125 people, mainly women, participated in three peace and reconciliation workshops that were facilitated by the Dorcas Aid International Peace and Reconciliation Team...

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Food for now, food security for later Thursday 6 November 2014

‘The right to adequate food is realized when every man, woman and child, alone or in community with others, has physical and economic access...

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Transparent reporting Wednesday 8 October 2014

The Transparant Prijs (Transparency Award) was established by PWC for social organisations that raise funds in the Netherlands and allocate funds and/or goods to charity. The award...

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Dorcas helps in Ukraine Friday 19 September 2014

The situation in Eastern Ukraine is getting worse. More than 1.4 million people have fled their their homes and are in need of humanitarian...

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Message from Iraq Friday 19 September 2014

Representatives of Dutch NGOs are in northern Iraq for a needs assessment. Joop, on this mission for Dorcas, reports the following from Erbil : ‘This...

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Dorcas assesses needs in Dahouk Thursday 4 September 2014

Ethnicity is a serious problem in north Iraq and lies at the root of the conflicts in the region. Dorcas aims not only to...

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Dorcas helps in north Iraq Tuesday 26 August 2014

On 13 August, Dorcas started a relief campaign in northern Iraq for the refugees and displaced people. Dorcas’ partner organisation in Erbil had already been active in helping...

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Peace and reconciliation training Friday 1 August 2014

Dorcas facilitated a Peace and Reconciliation training for church leaders, local leaders, chiefs and anyone was was interested. The training took place from 20 to 25...

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

Our Programmes

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