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Dóchas calls for transparency, accountability and equity in the establishment of a Loss and Damage fund

International NGOs appear before Joint Oireachtas Committee to discuss outcome of COP 27

Civil Society Event Co-hosted by Dóchas and INEW On Explosives in Populated Areas

Ahead of the New Declaration on Global Explosive Weapons Declaration on Friday, activists gather from across the world after a long…

Irish humanitarian organisations give stark update on the Horn of Africa hunger crisis to Oireachtas Committee

One person dying every 36 seconds according to new estimates

Dóchas Welcomes Government Commitment to Overseas Aid in Budget 2023

ODA allocation of over 1.2 billion euro for 2023.

We need to urgently tackle climate change and food insecurity

A letter to the editor in response to Minister Colm Brophy's recent trip to the Horn of Africa

Come Work with us - Head of Membership Engagement

We are looking for a person who is enthusiastic, curious and can build connections across the international development and humanitarian…

Irish aid organisations scaling up as food crises in Horn of Africa puts millions of lives at risk

In east Africa, one person is dying every 48 seconds

Dóchas Informs Minister of Immediate Need to scale up funding for Overseas Aid

Dóchas and its members today met with Minister Colm Brophy TD, Minister of State with responsibility for Overseas Development Aid and…

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

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