The DEC brings together 15 leading aid charities at times of humanitarian crisis overseas.

Donations to the DEC go to our members to spend directly or through trusted partners in the field.

Member charities


Action Against Hunger

We'll fight for every child's life until the world is free from hunger.

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ActionAid is an international charity that works with women and girls living in poverty.

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Age International

We're here to make the world a better place for older people.

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British Red Cross

We are a volunteer-led humanitarian organisation that helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are.

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Across the world we bring hope and compassion to poor communities, standing side by side with them to end poverty and injustice.

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CARE International

We fight poverty and injustice in more than 80 countries around the world to help the world’s poorest people find routes out of poverty.

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Christian Aid

We have a vision – an end to poverty – and we believe that vision can become a reality.

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Concern Worldwide


We are committed to ending extreme poverty, whatever it takes. We work with the world's most vulnerable people to transform their lives.

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International Rescue Committee

We help people whose lives and livelihoods have been shattered by conflict and disaster, including the climate crisis, to survive, recover, and rebuild.

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Islamic Relief

As well as responding to disasters, we promote sustainable economic and social development by working with local communities – regardless of race, religion or gender.

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We know people have the power to change their lives, and the lives of those around them. All they need is a little help.

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Plan International

We work to give every child the same chance in life. If disaster strikes we’re there to protect children.

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Save the Children

In the UK and around the world, we support children to learn, grow and become who they want to be.

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We're ready when the need is greatest.

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World Vision

Every day we bring real hope to millions of children in the world's hardest places as a sign of God's unconditional love.

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