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DRA receives one million euros for Mosul Friday 28 October 2016

The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs donated an additional million euros to help refugees in Iraq. The aid will be carried out by the...

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Financial Assistance for Refugees Tuesday 4 October 2016

Dorcas increases aid through generous contributions Times are changing in the world or relief aid. Agencies do not primarily distribute food and clothing in...

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Adopt a child: give hope, give a future Thursday 22 September 2016

We believe that every child deserves to be taken care of and have a chance to flourish. Our Adopt a Child programme helps vulnerable...

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Leo Visser appointed Dorcas CEO Tuesday 20 September 2016

We are grateful to announce that Mr Leo Visser has been appointed Dorcas CEO effective 1 January 2017. Earlier this year the Dorcas board...

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Huge potato harvest in Albania Monday 19 September 2016

In January of this year, we started a new project in Albania with ‘Kom over en Help’. We are helping 280 families to start...

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Back in South Sudan Monday 12 September 2016

A few months ago, Dorcas employee Teuntje had to leave South Sudan because of all the turmoil. She has now returned, after a short...

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A personal experience in the Middle East Tuesday 23 August 2016

Dorcas staff members provide humanitarian aid every day, using tailored approaches that suit the situation in various countries. Christel Mulder, program coordinator Disaster Response...

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A safe place for Syrian children Tuesday 9 August 2016

Thirteen year old Zeinab from Syria is living in a safe house in Greece, together with her father and sister. After they fled Syria,...

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Ukraine Joint Response: relief aid continues Monday 1 August 2016

The Ukraine Joint Response, consisting of Dorcas, Cordaid, Save the Children and Terre des Hommes, will continue to provide relief in eastern Ukraine. To...

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Joint relief aid for El Niño victims Tuesday 26 July 2016

Several Dutch aid organisations have joined their efforts to help drought victims in Somalia, Zimbabwe and Ethiopia. Millions of people are in acute need....

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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.