All stories related to DanChurchAid (DCA)
Nov 07, 2014
7 November 2014 - Severe drought is affecting parts of Somalia, ACT is helping.
Aug 19, 2014
19 August 2014 - Transforming a minefield into a playground was a proud moment for DCA mine clearance officer Marysia Zapasnik. We honour Marysia and the thousands of other aid workers in the field this World Humanitarian Day
Aug 08, 2014
8 August 2014 - Poor, oppressed and illiterate. Silent, hesitant and timid – especially when their husbands were around. That is what life was like for most of the women in the small Lenca Indian village Río Grande. But a women’s project, supported by DCA, helped change their living conditions. We tell their story for world Indigenous People’s Day, August 8
Jul 18, 2014
18 July 2014 - Many people of Gaza are trapped in their homes, says DCA employee in Gaza, who is hiding indoors with his frightened family
Jul 14, 2014
14 July, 2014 - Thousands of volunteers came forward immediately after super typhoon Haiyan caused chaos in November last year. Zenaida A. Calzada, 27, was one of them.
Jul 11, 2014
11 July, 2014 - Tacloban is dejected and disconsolate. As in a criminal place in a bad American film, where even the sun doesn’t shine as brightly as in other places in the Philippines.
Jul 10, 2014
10 July, 2014 - Political disputes are generating further upheaval in the lives of typhoon Haiyan survivors
May 30, 2014
31 May, 2014 - Mehrabudin went to find work in the morning. When he came home his village, in the hills of Afghanistan, had been wiped out by a landslide.
Apr 22, 2014
22 April, 2014 - ACT members in South Sudan contend with the needs of people forced out of their homes by war and the communities they take refuge with
Apr 16, 2014
15 April, 2014 - The veil of silence over the South Sudan must be broken and peace talks resumed immediately if the conflict is to be contained
Mar 19, 2014
19 March, 2014 - Mobile phone cash transfers are proving a cheap and secure way to get money to Zimbabwean families most in need
Mar 17, 2014
17 March, 2014 - Slowly, life is returning to the streets of Bor in Jonglei state, South Sudan. ACT members and partners are helping people rebuild their lives among the ruins
Mar 11, 2014
11 March, 2014 - ACT Alliance member Lutheran World Federation was among the first to arrive in Adjumani, north Uganda, to respond to the huge influx of refugees from South Sudan
Jan 28, 2014
28 January 2014 - Lisa Henry, Humanitarian Director for ACT member DanChurchAid, reports on getting water to South Sudanese refugees at Adjumani camp in Uganda
Jan 17, 2014
17 January 2014 - Disabled people have a particularly hard time fleeing violence in their native South Sudan for the safety of a camp in a neighbouring country. When Paul Maguet’s wheelchair was stolen, he was forced to crawl for miles.
At a glance
- Formed in 1922
- Based in Denmark
- Working worldwide
- Budget of $94,550,000
- 755 members of staff
Countries we work in
- Dem. Rep. of the Congo
- Myanmar (Burma)
- Occupied Palestinian Territories