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Who We Are

EOTC-DICAC envisages a just society in which everyone leads a quality life.

To Assist The Vulnerable Communities In Ethiopia To Attain Self-Reliance By Taking The Root Causes Of Poverty, Drought.


The Values Of The Organization Have Been Emanated From The Holy Bible “…For I Was Hungry And You Gave Me Food; I Was Thirsty.


Helping refugees get their basic needs (food, shelter, clothing and medication) and follow-up their social well-being


EOTC-DICAC/RRAD has long been implementing different projects both for the host communities, refugees and returnees since 1965. 

EOTC-DICAC is under the authority of the Holy Synod, with a Board appointed by the Holy Synod. 

What We DO

Improving Health Status Of the Refugee Population. Dealing with the issue of healthcare is no small challenge for any country, either rich or poor.

We recognize that climate change is a threat to lives, livelihoods and to all of creation all across the world. We continue to witness .

The foundation of all community based psychosocial work is the belief in the affected community’s capacity for recovery and resilience .

We promote livelihood strategies that protect, recover and strengthen individuals’ and households’ abilities to earn a living.


We are ready to serve Refuges and Returnees

  • Addis Ababa (Head office)
  • Amhara (North Gonder/Dabat, South Wello/ Dessie , North Shewa/Debrebirhan)
  • Tigray (Shire)
  • Somali (Jigjig, Melekedida, Sheder, Kebre-Beya, Awbare)
  • Benishangul -Gumuz (Assosa, Sherkole, Tongo,Bambasi, Tsore, Gure-Shambolla)
  • Gambella (Pinyudo, Kule,Jewi, Tierkidi, Nguenyyiel, Dimma/OKUGO)
  • Afar (Semera, Asayeta)

Latest News and updates

International Women’s day 2023 was celebrated at Ethiopian Orthodox Church – Development and Inter-Church Aid Commission Refugee & returnee affair department (EOC-DICAC/RRAD) on March 10, 2023 at the head of RRAD office compound. The day was organized by RRAD GBV staff to empower women working in different areas of work at the Department. 

March 08 is celebrated in world since 1975 and it is observed in Ethiopia for 44 times and the celebration was done every year at Refugee & returnee affair department .The day was celebrated with the theme of “Empowering Women for productivity”. RRAD provides award certificates to recognize for 3 top woman performers of the year.

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