DEC Pakistan Floods Appeal hits £12m

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The Disasters Emergency Committee has announced today that their appeal for people affected by the Pakistan floods has now raised £12m.

Disasters Emergency Committee Chief Executive Brendan Gormley said:

"As flooding continues to affect millions of people in Pakistan, the British public are still giving generously to the DEC Pakistan Floods Appeal."

Members of the DEC and their partners have provided aid to over 600,000 people in the affected areas of Pakistan.

A summary of all other DEC Member Agency efforts can be found at:

To make a donation to the DEC Pakistan Floods Appeal call the 24 hour hotline on 0370 60 60 900, visit or donate over the counter at any post office or high street bank, or send a cheque. You can also donate £5 by texting the word GIVE to 70707 - see details below.

Anyone wanting to stay up to date with developments in Pakistan, the emergency response and the fundraising efforts can follow the DEC on twitter at or become a fan of 'Disasters-Emergency-Committee-DEC' on Facebook.