When disaster strikes, we’re there – saving lives. Our teams do whatever it takes to reach children, delivering life-saving food, shelter and medicines straight to where they’re most urgently needed. In the weeks and months after an emergency, we help keep children safe and support families to rebuild their lives.


Recent Updates

What's happening to Somalia's children?

Imagine one in two people in the UK don’t know where their next meal is coming from or only have enough food to last a few days. It seems unthinkable, doesn’t it?

Squalor and disease await babies born in Bangladesh camps

Newborns in danger of malnutrition and disease as huge influx of refugees from Myanmar puts pressure on basic services in Cox’s Bazar shelters.

Save The Children - DEC Emergency Appeal for People Fleeing Myanmar

Over half a million people have fled violence in Myanmar. They are arriving in Bangladesh with nothing. Food and medical aid are desperately needed. 145,000 children are at serious risk. Children are suffering from severe malnutrition. The DEC urgently needs your help to continue delivering vital aid. Please, donate now: http://bit.ly/2yfsPiG

South Sudan - children need healthcare

DEC member charity Save the Children update on the fight against Cholera in South Sudan.

Yemen Crisis Appeal - Save the Children Visits Yemen

Alice Klein, from DEC member agency Save the Children, describes meeting a young woman who was severely malnourished.  Saida weighed only 9 kg when she was admitted to hospital, but with medical support and attention she has improved and is well on the road to recovery. Help save lives, donate now: http://bit.ly/2hmnJuL