Our global impact

DEC only appeal when we know we can help. We bring together 13 leading UK aid charities in times of crisis. Since our launch in 1963, we have run 67 appeals and raised more than £1.4 billion - saving millions of lives and rebuilding communities devastated by disasters.

How we work

We strive to provide effective and swift humanitarian assistance for all of our appeals.

Member charities

We work with 13 UK's leading aid charities to provide and deliver aid to ensure succesfull appeals.


What we are doing around the world right now

Together We're Stronger


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