LATEST PRESS RELEASES
A powerful earthquake measuring 7.3 magnitude struck the border region between Iran and Iraq on Sunday 12 November. The centre of the earthquake was 19 miles outside the eastern Iraqi city of Halabja.
The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) is seriously concerned about the Saudi-led coalition’s decision to temporarily close all entry ports to Yemen, a country which has over 20 million people in desperate need of humanitarian assistance.
DEC member charities are calling for urgent funding to help reach more than a thousand children who are alone and at risk after fleeing violence in Myanmar and crossing into neighbouring Bangladesh.