The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) is closely monitoring the impact of the second major tsunami to hit Indonesia in the past three months. At least 430 people have been reported killed and hundreds more injured after the tsunami hit the coastline of the Sunda Strait, which separates the Indonesia islands of Java and Sumatra.


At the Safeguarding Summit on 5 March 2018, the DEC and its member charities pledged to improve safeguarding standards.  At the International Summit “Putting people first” which took place in London today, 18 October 2018, DEC and its members together with representatives of th


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