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© Ishwar Rauniyar
Distribution of 1050 improved cooking stoves to earthquake survivors in Lamjung, Dhading and Makawanpur districts in central and western Nepal has improved peoples’ lives in multiple ways.
"I didn't know that in the event that my husband dies, I have the right to go my own way and not be inherited like a piece of furniture," Mulima Akapelwa
© Thomas White
Background: DanChurchAid (DCA) has been working remotely through local partners in both Sudan and South Sudan since the 1980’s providing humanitarian relief and established an office in Juba in 2007 after the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) between Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) and the government in Khartoum.
© Søren Ingvard Nielsen
DanChurchAid is these days at the receiving end of criticism for two matters linked to the Israel-Palestine conflict. It will soon be 50 years since the Six-Day War took place and territories became occupied. That is why we are co-organizers of two debates.
© Nils Carstensen
'Letting go in Palestine' is a short visual story from L2GP exploring early lessons with locally-led resilience, protection and community crash grants in Palestine.
Just now four relief workers from DanChurchAid have been flown out of Turkey, where they have been detained for two months. The four are all Syrian citizens and have been working for DanChurchAid to help their compatriots in war-torn Syria, when they were apprehended by the Turkish authorities.
© DCA Nepal
The construction of toilets with proper bathing facilities has brought happiness to the faces of hundreds of earthquake survivors in the remote areas of Dhading, Makawanpur and Lamjung districts.
In the wake of severe drought this year and with heavy rain predicted in the next weeks, work has begun on a European Union funded EUR 1 million project to boost disaster resilience in Cambodia.
© Yilmaz Polat
During the DCA’s Annual Assembly 2017 Mr. Surya Bahadur Thapa from Nepal and Mr. Kassa Tesfa Sisay from Ethiopia received DCA’s new “Humanitarian Award” for their “magnificent contribution to our work for the poorest people in the World”. With the award follows 25.000 DKK.
The European Union (EU) and Myanmar have entered the final negotiations on an Investment Protection Agreement.