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Aid getting through

DEC member agencies and their partners are continuing to deliver vital aid in Gaza, despite the breakdown of the ceasefire which ended at 8am local time on Friday 8 August. Although fighting has...

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oPt

UK aid agencies help hundreds of thousands in Gaza

The UK’s major aid agencies are ramping-up a huge humanitarian relief effort in Gaza, taking advantage of the current ceasefire to help hundreds of thousands of desperate people. Agencies are...

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Lebanon + 2 more

Evaluation of Oxfam GB's Cash for Rent Programme in Lebanon

1. Executive Summary In March 2013 the DEC launched an appeal to respond to the humanitarian crisis caused by the deepening civil war in Syria. Oxfam GB was allocated a total of £1,189,797 of the £12...

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World + 11 more

DEC Annual Report and Accounts 2012–13

This year the DEC has launched an extremely important appeal for Syria, and continued its work in three major responses: East Africa, Pakistan and Haiti, each of which was amongst our very largest...

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Syria + 3 more

Syria Crisis Update

Funds donated to the DEC have helped over 300,000 people affected by the war since the Syria Crisis Appeal was opened one year ago on 21 March 2013. The majority (86%) of those helped were inside...

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Philippines

Future of aid?

From reuniting families to handing out clean water, the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement (of which the British Red Cross is a member) has supported people affected by Typhoon Haiyan in a huge variety...

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Syria + 2 more

DEC Syria Crisis Appeal 2013 Response Review: Final Report

Background and overview This report contains the findings of a Response Review commissioned by the UK Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) Secretariat to consider the response to date by DEC member...

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Philippines

Emergency medical work

One month has passed since Super Typhoon Haiyan ripped through the Philippines flattening villages to the ground and turning people’s lives upside down. A disaster of this scale has never been seen...

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Philippines

Cash transfers begin

DEC member Age International has begun (working through partners) distributing money to older people in the Philippines, to give them the flexibility to buy the things they need to rebuild their...

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Philippines

Typhoon Haiyan: giving shelter

The tarpaulins and other materials on arrival in the Philippines. CARE shelter expert, Gabriel Fernandez de Pino inspects the shelter kits sent from Canada to Tacloban, one of the hardest-hit areas...

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Philippines

Over 700,000 People Helped

DEC member agencies and their partners have now delivered aid to more than 700,000 people across affected areas of the Philippines. They have delivered aid both with funds raised by the DEC and using...

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Philippines

Food & water distribution as of 20 November 2013

As the Disasters Emergency Commitee (DEC) announces that more than £44million has been donated for those affected by the typhoon in the Philippines, stories are coming through from those desperately...

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Philippines

Disaster lessons learned

The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) has said that UK aid agencies are committed to acting on what they have learned for previous natural disasters, as they respond to the typhoon emergency in the...

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Syria + 3 more

Syria 6 months on

Funds donated to the DEC paid for aid to be delivered to 129,000 people in the first three months after the Syria Crisis Appeal was opened on 20 March 2013. Over 80% of the people helped (108,000)...

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Somalia + 2 more

East Africa Food Crisis: looking back

DEC 50th: Saleh Saeed, CEO of the DEC, looks back at the East Africa Crisis Appeal and the history of famine in Ethiopia. It was the premonition of a disaster, a nightmare vision that foretold the...

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Syria

Syria Alkarama camp

Watch the video DEC member Islamic Relief is working in northern Syria helping displaced people who've been affected by the crisis. Read more about Islamic Relief's Syria response.

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