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  1. Premier League and DEC unite to tackle famine

    with funding from other sources.  DEC and the Premier League: Tackle Famine   We are extremely grateful ... to the Government, the Premier League and the clubs for organising the Tackle Famine fundraising event. At games ... The Premier League today backed the DEC East Africa crisis appeal as it announced a weekend ...

    06/02/2015 - 15:28

  2. Premier League and DEC unite to tackle famine

    and the Premier League: Tackle Famine We are extremely grateful to the Government, the Premier League ... The Premier League today backed the DEC East Africa crisis appeal as it announced a weekend ... be encouraged to Tackle Famine by texting FOOD to 70000 to donate £5. About DEC    The DEC is a charity ...

    07/04/2015 - 15:06

  3. Latest Syria Appeal Total

    The DEC Syria Crisis Appeal has now raised £27m. The DEC is releasing regular updates ... on the fundraising total for the DEC Syria Crisis Appeal.  If you are interested in comparing the current appeal ... with previous appeals please see our  blog on comparisons.  ...

    08/05/2015 - 11:35

  4. DEC agencies respond to famine in Somalia

    DEC member agencies are continuing to scale up their work in south and central Somalia in response ... to what the UN has now recognised as the first famine in the region since south Sudan in 1998.    The UN ... declared a famine this morning in the regions of Bakool and Lower Shabelle with other areas expected ...

    06/02/2015 - 15:28

  5. DEC agencies respond to famine in Somalia

    DEC member agencies are continuing to scale up their work in south and central Somalia in response ... to what the UN has now recognised as the first famine in the region since south Sudan in 1998.    The UN ... declared a famine this morning in the regions of Bakool and Lower Shabelle with other areas expected ...

    07/04/2015 - 14:19

  6. Spread the word

    Retweet our news, link to us on Facebook, download DEC banners for your website or blog ... on social media Access the DEC digital fundraising kit (poster PDFs and images for social media) to help ... publicise our appeal.  ACCESS NOW     CONNECT WITH DEC Twitter Stay up to date with our appeals, emergency ...

    19/05/2015 - 14:24

  7. Haiti earthquake, two years on

    Two years since the earthquake in Haiti, read our blog on the aid effort. Today marks two years ... focusing on these two questions.   HAITI, HAS AID HELPED? Read DEC Chief Executive Brendan Gormley writing ... about the aid effort and realities of life in Haiti after the earthquake.   HAITI: 2 YEAR UPDATE DEC ...

    01/05/2015 - 11:01

  8. Therapeutic feeding unit

    Three month old Mohammad Amin, pictured right, lies in the therapeutic feeding unit supported ... by Merlin in Gode hospital.   While the famine areas of Somalia have been grabbing the headlines, ... month old Mohammad Amin lies in the therapeutic feeding unit supported by Merlin in Gode hospital. ...

    17/02/2015 - 22:59

  9. Tackling some of Nepal’s greatest challenges

    Six months on from the Nepal earthquake the DEC explores the challenges and innovations ... of the response by its member agencies. Nepali family supported by DEC member Action Aid Much has been written ... earthquake six months ago and yet DEC agencies have reached more than 900,000 people in the first phase ...

    23/10/2015 - 09:23

  10. DEC in Somalia

    Security and Nutritional Analysis Unit  now fears more than half the country will be affected by famine ... DEC member agencies and their partners are continuing to scale up their relief efforts in Somalia ... as the famine affecting parts of the country spreads and intensifies.  The UN announced on Monday that another ...

    17/02/2015 - 12:31

  11. DEC Statement on Famine in Ethiopia

    in other East African countries. DEC members have reported that drought has had a profound effect on people ...

    01/07/2015 - 08:45

  12. Philippines Typhoon Appeal Total

    The DEC Philippines Typhoon Appeal has now raised £97 million. The DEC is releasing regular ... updates on the fundraising total for the DEC Philippines Typhoon Appeal .  If you are interested ... in comparing the current appeal with previous appeals please see our  blog on comparisons.  ...

    08/05/2015 - 09:01

  13. Ebola Crisis Appeal Total

    The Ebola Crisis Appeal has now raised £34 million. The DEC is releasing regular updates ... with previous appeals please see our blog on comparisons.  ...

    17/02/2015 - 23:31

  14. Famine in Somalia

    DEC member agencies are continuing to scale up their work in south and central Somalia in response ... to what the UN has now recognised as the first famine in the region since south Sudan in 1998. The people ... with 30% or more being one of the indicators of famine. Tens of thousands of people have already died ...

    17/02/2015 - 16:41

  15. UK agencies lack funds to help prevent famine in South Sudan

    in the first famine of the 21st century in south central Somalia.  DEC member agencies have plans to continue ... crisis in South Sudan this summer and there is a very real risk of famine in some areas. “The DEC ... DEC member agencies currently have less than half the money they need to help prevent the growing ...

    04/06/2015 - 12:10

  16. USA Charity Ride For Syria Crisis Appeal

    Two cyclists have undertaken a mammoth task: cycling 4000 miles across the USA for the DEC Syria ... Crisis Appeal. Meet Simon and James: they’re cycling 4000 miles across North America for the DEC Syria ... the vastness that is the United States of America on your own without a support crew?    Earlier this summer we ...

    08/05/2015 - 10:25

  17. When we launch an appeal

    are met, the DEC will launch an appeal by: Uniting DEC agencies in a national fundraising effort   Working ... international humanitarian assistance   The DEC member agencies, or some of them, must be in a position ... and public attention until the situation reaches a critical point.  UNITING EFFORTS In applying ...

    25/04/2016 - 16:01

  18. DEC East Africa Crisis Appeal reaches £42 million

    SMS texting raises more than £1 million   The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) appeal for more ... been raised by the public using SMS texting to send money.   DEC Chief Executive Brendan Gormley today ... in South Sudan, the UN has called for $620 million, much of which is to tackle food shortages caused ...

    06/02/2015 - 15:28

  19. DEC East Africa Crisis Appeal reaches £42 million

    SMS texting raises more than £1 million   The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) appeal for more ... been raised by the public using SMS texting to send money.   DEC Chief Executive Brendan Gormley today ... in South Sudan, the UN has called for $620 million, much of which is to tackle food shortages caused ...

    07/04/2015 - 14:33

  20. Appeals Archive

    The DEC has been uniting the UK's leading aid agencies in their efforts to finance ... the Bangladesh Appeal videos with  Jeremy Thompson  and  Adrian Chiles  on the  DEC's YouTube page. DARFUR ... videos with  Jeremy Thompson  and  Joanna Lumley  on the  DEC's YouTube page. 2005 ASIA QUAKE ...

    16/11/2015 - 16:09

  21. Tsunami Fund Reaches £300 Million As Appeal Closes

    (www.makepovertyhistory.org) to tackle global poverty. ENDS Notes to Editors: The DEC unites the leading independent ... The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) said today that donations by the British public to its ... will close on 26 February 2005, the two-month anniversary of the tsunami disaster. DEC Chief Executive ...

    26/05/2015 - 10:21

  22. Social Media provides unprecedented support for Haiti

    £60m raised for the DEC Haiti Earthquake Appeal to date and almost half the people in the UK having ... and 27 January 2010. DEC Chief Executive Brendan Gormley said: “With technology and particularly social ... emergency and the support we have received from online communities has been amazing. “The DEC has never seen ...

    30/04/2015 - 16:21

  23. DEC Member Agencies face funding shortfall in South Sudan

    Major UK NGOs and their international partners have only half the money they need to tackle ... the increasingly desperate humanitarian crisis afflicting South Sudan, the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) said ... today (Monday 17th August). DEC member agencies have reported to the DEC they are seeking £236m ...

    18/08/2015 - 12:44

  24. Syria's “double refugees” face overcrowding and hardship in Lebanon

    DEC help reaches Palestinian refugees, who risk missing out on vital help.  Palestinians who have ... to support Palestinian refugees is the United Nations Reliefs and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees ... in the Near East (UNRWA).  However, their resources are stretched and the needs are growing.  The work of DEC ...

    06/02/2015 - 15:28

  25. Syria's “double refugees” face overcrowding and hardship in Lebanon

    DEC help reaches Palestinian refugees, who risk missing out on vital help.  Palestinians who have ... to support Palestinian refugees is the United Nations Reliefs and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees ... in the Near East (UNRWA).  However, their resources are stretched and the needs are growing.  The work of DEC ...

    02/04/2015 - 15:26