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Doras Alarmed By Rising Rates of Food Poverty Among Migrants

Doras Alarmed By Rising Rates of Food Poverty Among Migrants Migrant and refugee support organisation Doras is alarmed by evidence of rising rates of food poverty among people from migrant backgrounds. The organisation has been operating a food provision system this summer and say they are shocked by the levels of deprivation and

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STATEMENT – Refugee tents can’t become the new norm

Refugee tents will add to distress and can’t become the new norm Refugee and migrant support organisation Doras is concerned that refugees fleeing the war in Ukraine are sleeping on floors and in tents and that this could signal a disturbing new norm if not immediately addressed. Doras CEO John

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STATEMENT – Refugee travel restrictions are knee-jerk reaction

Government move on refugee travel is knee-jerk reaction ‘….disproportionate, regressive, and retrograde action that brings into question the government’s commitment to honouring Ireland’s International Protection obligations’. Refugee and migrant support organisation Doras is extremely concerned about the government’s decision to suspend the operation of the Council of Europe Agreement on

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Our Impact in 2018

We are delighted to share our 2018 Impact Report, which highlights the fantastic work done by Doras staff and volunteers last year.

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Family Reunification (IHAP 2) Details

The proposal form for the second round of the Irish Refugee Protection Programme Humanitarian Admission Programme was made public on Thursday, December 20. The full form can be found on the INIS website. Proposals should be submitted no later than 8 February, 2019. ELIGIBILITY OF SPONSOR Sponsors must have one of

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Limerick Support Services – Holiday Hours

Although the Doras offices will be closed this holiday season, there are a number of support and emergency services available during this time. We have listed their holiday hours below. Housing/Homeless Services St. Vincent de Paul Drop in Centre Ozanam House, Hartstonge Street, Limerick. Tel: 061 313557. Open Monday 24th

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Human Rights Day

Human Rights Day, observed around the globe on 10th December, provides an opportunity for Ireland to celebrate our progress in the area of human rights, while also highlighting areas for improvement. There are close to 6000 people, including over 1700 children, currently living in substandard conditions in 38 Direct Provision

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Media Statement: Belonging To Limerick

Integration Working Group launches Limerick’s 3rd Integration Plan (02-10-2018) Representatives of the Integration Working Group met with President and Mrs. Higgins prior to the launch. The Limerick Integration Working Group unveiled its newest integration plan, Belonging to Limerick: Limerick City and County Integration Plan 2018-2022, on Friday September 28th at

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Our Impact in 2017

In 2017, Doras Luimní supported more than 1,200 people from almost 100 countries to access their rights and to integrate into local communities in Ireland. We worked on 74 immigration-related issues, from asylum applications, family reunification support to employment and labour exploitation issues. See below for an overview of our

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