About the donor:
On behalf of the American people the U.S. Department of State promote and demonstrate democratic values and advance a free, peaceful, and prosperous world. The U.S. Department of State leads America’s foreign policy through diplomacy, advocacy, and assistance by advancing the interests of the American people, their safety and economic prosperity. As part of this mission, the U.S. Department of State support supports international organisations such as DanChurchAid. More specifically, DCA currently receives financial support from the U.S. Department of State from three central bureaus and offices:
The Bureau for Population, Refugees, and Migration:
The Bureau for Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is a humanitarian bureau within the U.S. Department of State Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights, aiming to protect, support and respond to the needs of persecuted and forcibly displaced people in cooperation with the international community. The PRM protects refugees, migrants, and conflict victims who often live in dangerous conditions. Moreover, the bureau develops humane and durable solutions categorised into: repatriation, local integration and resettlement.
The Bureau for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labour:
Within the U.S. Department of State (DOS) Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights, the Bureau for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labour (DRL) promotes democratic and American values, including the rule of law and individual rights. The bureau seeks to support sovereign states in becoming strong, stable and prosperous.
The Office of Weapons Removal, and Abatement, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs:
The Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement in the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Political-Military Affairs (PM/WRA) works to deliver programs and services aimed at reducing the harmful effects of at-risk, illicitly proliferated, and indiscriminately used conventional weapons of war. The PMWRA pursue a goal of mitigating the risks coming from stockpiles of excess, poorly-secured or otherwise at-risk conventional weapons that remain a serious challenge to peace and prosperity in former or current conflict-affected areas. In addition to this, they aim at eradicating hazards from landmines and unexploded ordnance. Since 1993, the bureau has provided more than $2.9 billion in assistance to more than 100 countries.
DCA is thankful for the support we receive from the U.S. State Department
Current projects funded by the PRM:
Ethiopia: Food and livelihood improvement for South Sudanese refugees and host communities in Gambella (2019-2020)
Previous projects funded by PRM:
Ethiopia: Food and livelihood improvement for South Sudanese refugees and host communities in Gambella (2018-2019)
Current projects funded by PMWRA:
Libya: Humanitarian Support and Mine Clearance (2019-2021)
DR Congo: Humanitarian Support and Mine Clearance (2019-2021)
Previous projects funded by PMWRA:
South Sudan: Humanitarian Mine Action Response in Recent Conflict Areas in Former Central and Eastern Equatoria States, South Sudan (2018-2019)
DR Congo: Advanced sustainable development in North-eastern DR Congo, through the mitigation of the harmful social and economic effects caused by landmines and unexploded ordnance (2018-2019)
The DRL supports DCA's programming in Cambodia.