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Volunteers in action

More than 35,000 local volunteers are helping Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) members to provide support and information to Ebola-affected communities in West Africa to stop the spread of the...

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Liberia + 5 more

£12 million reached

A staggering £12 million has now been raised for the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) appeal to help people affected by the devastating Ebola crisis in west Africa through web and phone donations,...

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Sierra Leone + 2 more

Ebola awareness initiative

Faith leaders across West Africa are using their unique position of influence within communities to speak out and help stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. CAFOD, Christian Aid, Tearfund and...

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Ebola's lost generation

Children are being orphaned, stigmatised and discriminated against as a result of the deadly Ebola virus. At least 3,700 children in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone have lost one or both parents to...

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2.5m people reached

Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) member agencies are scaling up their aid efforts in West Africa where they have already helped over 2.5 million people affected by the Ebola crisis. The urgent...

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DEC launches unprecedented Ebola Crisis Appeal

The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) has announced today that it will launch an appeal for the Ebola Crisis in West Africa. This is the first time in its 50 year history that the DEC has appealed...

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Ebola Crisis Appeal Updates - Stop the Spread (28/10/2014)

The Disasters Emergency Committee has announced that it will launch an appeal for the Ebola Crisis in West Africa. This is the first time in its 50 year history that the DEC has appealed in response...

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Liberia + 2 more

DEC statement on the Ebola outbreak

The DEC statement on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the deadliest ever seen. To date 7,178 people have been reported as likely to have been infected...

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Reaching 1.1m people

DEC member agencies and their partners have reached 1.1million people with aid in the first month since the launch of the Gaza Crisis Appeal. Speaking about the response to the DEC appeal Chief...

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DEC Annual Report & Accounts 2013-2014

Saleh Saeed, DEC CEO, writes a special letter to all our supporters announcing the new DEC Annual Report. Dear DEC supporter, Last year was an extraordinary one for the Disasters Emergency Committee...

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Providing Food & Water

Over one million people in Gaza needed food aid to survive before the current crisis. Hundreds of thousands of people are without adequate water and sanitation as despite repair work to the networks,...

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Disasters Emergency Committee appeal raises over £9m for Gaza

The DEC Gaza Crisis Appeal has reached a total of just over £9m since it launched just seven days ago. This will enable the DEC’s 13 member agencies to continue to scale up their humanitarian...

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Gaza medical response

With 24 health facilities damaged, and acute shortages of medicines and medical supplies, the health system in Gaza is on the verge of collapse. Who do the people in Gaza turn to when they need...

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DEC raises concerns regarding the tone of the debate over Gaza

The Disasters Emergency Committee is warning that with debate about the Gaza crisis sometimes falling into anti-Semitism and Islamophobia, the undoubted need to provide help to hundreds of thousands...

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Disasters Emergency Committee appeal raises £8m for Gaza

The DEC Gaza Crisis Appeal has reached a total of £8m just five days since it was launched. This will enable the DEC’s 13 member agencies to continue to scale up their humanitarian response for...

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Mobile Medical Care

We tell our children that schools are places where they can make their hopes and dreams come true. But today in Gaza, schools have become places of desperation - a last resort for sheltering families...

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