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Sarah O' Toole is the new Chairperson of Dóchas

Sarah O' Toole, CEO of CBM Ireland, has been appointed chair of the Dóchas board. She replaces Finola Finan, whose term ended in May 2022.

The President's Address on the Horn of Africa Crisis

Following on from his opinion piece in the Irish Times, President Michael D. Higgins makes a public address to draw attention to the…

Horn of Africa crisis – Irish charities come together to Sound the alarm as famine looms

Irish development and humanitarian organisations have joined forces to urge greater political action on severe hunger in the Horn of Africa…

Letter to the Editor - Sounding the Alarm on Famine

International development and humanitarian leaders come together to sound the alarm on the unfolding food crisis in the Horn of Africa

Come and Work with us to Review and Update the Dóchas Code of Conduct on Images and Messages

Download Terms of Reference

In 2007 Dóchas published the Code of Conduct on Images and Messages. It was developed in partnership with…

Joint NGO Statement on Global Food Security and Conflict-Induced Hunger

As world leaders meet this week to discuss global hunger, NGOs lay out necessary steps to address food security.

Dóchas Strategy 2022 - 2026

The New Dóchas Strategy is ready and will be officially launched at our 2022 Conference on 12 May

Children and vulnerable adults are at increased risk of exploitation in Ukraine Crisis

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Dóchas calls for Urgent Humanitarian Access to Those Trapped in Conflict in Ukraine

Dóchas and humanitarian aid organisations appear before Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence to discuss the humanitarian crisis…

The War in Ukraine: Humanitarian law must be upheld and civilians protected.

"Safe passage for those willing and able to escape should be urgently assured across war-affected areas inside Ukraine" -Jane-Ann McKenna…

Ukraine - How you Can Help

We encourage people to provide donations to organisations who are working on the ground with emergency response teams in the Ukraine or in…

Up to 20% of Girls Around the World Have Not Returned to School

Dóchas along with members working in Education around the world to appear before the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Foreign Affairs and…

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