“Covid has stretched people's resilience in the DRC"
"I wish we were celebrating that the pandemic is over now but, unfortunately, it's far from over. It has gone on for so long, people are tired and their resilience has been stretched and stretched and stretched," writes Hebdavi Muhindo, Tearfund Country Director in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The pandemic is far from over, say frontline aid workers
Aid workers in Syria, Yemen, DR Congo and India paint a grim picture of the pandemic grinding down vulnerable communities. But they also see the difference that humanitarian aid can make, writes Saleh Saeed, Chief Executive of the Disasters Emergency Committee.
DEC Coronavirus Appeal funding work in eight countries
Donations to our appeal are now funding work in Afghanistan, DR Congo, India, Somalia, South Sudan, Syria, Yemen and the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh.
DEC Coronavirus Appeal: India extension ends
Funds raised between 28 April and 9 June 2021 for India totalled £14 million.
Coronavirus Appeal Six-Month Report
How funds raised by the DEC were spent to combat Covid-19 in seven of the world's most fragile places.
Faith leaders on the frontline in the fight against Covid-19
Religious leaders are helping to raise awareness about Covid-19 in fragile states and refugee camps to help people protect themselves.