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12 Jun 2017 description


by Hara Caracostas
05 Jun 17

Denmark has launched an emergency relief fund, drawing on the Start Fund’s experience, to allow the country’s grassroots organisations to respond to crises around the world. The Danish Emergency Relief Fund (DERF) is also open to funding for smaller NGOs within countries affected by crisis.

29 Sep 2015 description

Today, the Danish government has presented the draft Finance Act for 2016. In the draft Finance Act, the government plans to focus Danish development cooperation on 14 priority countries.

30 Jun 2012 description


Poverty must be fought with human rights and economic growth. This is the strong message from the strategy for Denmark’s development cooperation: The Right to a Better Life.

25 Jul 2011 description

Since the end of June, Denmark has provided the following grants in support of the victims of the drought in the Horn of Africa:

30 Sep 2010 description

Executive Summary

Introduction. The Dadaab refugee complex in Kenya's North Eastern Province comprises the three camps of Dagahaley, Hagadera and Ifo, which officially accommodate around 270.000 predominantly Somali refugees.

31 May 2005 description

Development Minister Ulla Tørnæs threatens to withdraw Denmark's development aid to Kenya, after Danish social workers were denied visas to the country

Kenya will not continue to receive developmental aid from Denmark, unless the Kenyan government stops its attack on a Danish developmental organisation operating in the country, Minister of Developmental Cooperation Ulla Tørnæs said on Monday.

Three weeks ago, the Kenyan government refused to grant visas to three social workers from the Association of International Co-operation (MS), a Danish civil society, quoting …