Hunger and Covid threaten lives in Syria
Since July 2020, donations to the DEC’s Coronavirus Appeal have helped protect some of Syria’s most vulnerable communities from coronavirus by providing clean water, hygiene kits and supporting healthcare but poor facilities in camps and the growing hunger crisis are still putting lives at risk as the virus continues to circulate.
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.
HRH The Duke of Cambridge speaks to Syrian aid workers on DEC video call
DEC Chief Executive Saleh Saeed was delighted to welcome His Royal Highness Prince William onto a call with Syrian aid workers.
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.
Coronavirus infections are spiraling out of control in India. The country’s health system is unable to cope. Help India’s most vulnerable people as they face a devastating coronavirus surge.