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Advanced satellite water search for 2,25 million USD

14. January 2021

DACAAR, DTU and Kabul University are ready with advanced satellite water search for 2,25 million USD. 

There are great perspectives for Afghanistan and other fragile countries in a newly developed satellite based water search in Afghanistan. From satellites, DTU (Denmark’s Technical University) collects data on Afghanistan’s scarce water resources as a basis for efficient relief work. Everything will be coordinated and further developed with DACAAR and the University of Kabul.

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Dacaar receives DKK 20.3 million from Danida in 2021

22. December 2020

The Danish Committee for Aid to Afghan Refugees, DACAAR, which Danish People’s Aid is behind, has received an early Christmas present. Danida has just pledged their continued support of DKK 20.3 million for 2021.

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Clean Up Day

11. December 2020

Plastic is smart – but not in nature.

The city government of Uganda’s capital, Kampala, is holding an environmental day on Saturday at the bustling Gbaba market, which is located right on Lake Victoria. The place is also a landing place for many of the lake’s fishermen.

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Winter aid for internally displaced families in Afghanistan

26. November 2020

Danish People’s Aid in collaboration with the UN Humanitarian Fund for Afghanistan is launching a winter program in Afghanistan in order to help the most vulnerable families during the harsh winter months. More than 20,000 people living as internally displaced families will receive help, which consists of a package containing winter clothes, blankets and resources that can provide heat in their homes.

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Danish People’s Aid is launching a COVID-19 operation in Uganda with support from Novo Nordisk Fund

1. October 2020

Together with a local actor, Danish Peoples Aid is launching a COVID-19 effort in Uganda to combat the spread of the virus in one of the country’s refugee camps. The initiative will increase awareness and knowledge about the disease among the residents of the refugee camp as well as ensure access to clean water and…

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The government is proposing to cut aid to Myanmar, Bangladesh and Afghanistan

10. September 2020

Proposals to downgrade funding to three Asian countries are part of a long-standing “inappropriate trend”, says a senior researcher at the Danish Institute for International Studies.

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DAART opens another school in Afghanistan

7. September 2020

The Kohikhanna school building, funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, was handed over to the government and the local community at a ceremony held on 2 September 2020. The school has been built by the NGO Danish Assistance to Afghan Rehabilitation and Technical Training (DAARTT). It will significantly help improve teaching conditions for…

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Danish People’s Aid is upgrading COVID-19 efforts in Afghanistan

8. July 2020

For the first time in several years, Danish People’s Aid activated their disaster preparedness in Afghanistan when the corona pandemic broke out. Now the humanitarian organization can upgrade its efforts with an additional grant of 4 million DKK from Danida, the Augustinus Foundation and their own disaster fund. The help includes training local health teams and distribution of hygiene kits and focuses on citizens who are particularly vulnerable to the virus.

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The Danish Minister of Development will focus Denmark’s aid further on Africa

26. June 2020

INTERVIEW: Denmark must invest even more strongly in Africa and focus its efforts on wind, water, education and democracy. The money must be found in Asia, says Danish Minister of Development Rasmus Prehn, who at the same time states that development assistance will fall next year.

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AFGHANISTAN: COVID-19 emergency response is at full speed – with great success

3. June 2020

Danish People’s Aid, together with a number of local partners, launched an emergency response to the spread of covid-19 in the country back in March. The emergency services are now in the process of establishing the effort, and the first milestones have been reached.

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