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Start implementation of Siaya Water and Sanitation Project in Kenya Wednesday 9 May 2018

Following the successful completion of the Inception phase of the ‘Siaya Water and Sanitation Project’ and consequent approval by the Dutch government (RVO), Dorcas...

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Our Work With Yazidis in Iraq Monday 7 May 2018

Dorcas is one of a few organisations that works in Sinjar, in northeast Iraq. The area made headlines for the massacre in 2014. Many...

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14 million people face hunger in the Horn of Africa Tuesday 1 May 2018

In the Horn of Africa millions of people face hunger because of the continuing drought and ongoing local conflicts. 7.8 million people in Ethiopia...

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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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Syria INGO Regional Forum warns against a false sense of safety in Syria Monday 6 November 2017

Thousands of Syrians are still being killed, wounded, displaced, and besieged every day as the war rages on and help is not reaching people...

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We’re hiring: financial and admin manager Iraq Friday 3 November 2017

For our operations we are regularly looking for Financial Managers in Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle East. If you are interested in such...

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How we work

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.