On October 15th, Pastor Christian Balslev-Olsen, MDiv, one of Denmark’s most respected and experienced development personalities, returned to Denmark to retire from the job as DanChurchAid’s Country Director in Zimbabwe
On September 15, the Ambassador of the Netherlands to Lebanon, Her Excellency, Mrs. Hester M.J. Somsen and Defence Attaché Lieutenant Colonel J. W. Mezger visited DCA’s Mine Action Programme in South Lebanon. The Ambassador was accompanied by representatives from the Lebanese Mine Action Center and the Regional Mine Action Center.
Millions of people are suffering from the drought in Ethiopia. That is going to be one of the greatest challenges Cecilie Winther has to tackle as DanChurchAid’s new Country Director
DanChurchAid (DCA) has received a new grant of USD 650,000 from the South Sudan Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) for a project aiming at reducing threats to civilians from landmines and other Explosive Remnants of War (ERW).
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After a two year break in our work in Libya, DanChurchAid will, with support from the Dutch government, be able to resume the clearance of potential fatal mines and ammunition in the unrestful country
Almost nine years ago, a UN climate summit was held in Bali. It was acknowledged that climate change is a global challenge, and that we only can ensure a transition to a green and sustainable development, if all countries commit to take action. It was decided to develop a global climate change agreement, to promote this global cooperation.
With a very generous donation of 1,170,266 USD, The U.S. Department of State’s Office for Weapons Removal and Abatement (PM-WRA) ensures DCA’s effort in clearing important agricultural areas of cluster munitions and other explosive remnants of war (ERW).
Central Nepal was struck by a devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake in April 2015.
Are there any benefits to the poor rural Malawian Population?
Christian Wolff, DCA Regional Programme Officer South Asia for Migrants’ Rights, is attending the UN High-Level Summit on addressing large movements of refugees and migrants today in New York.