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Kenya + 1 more

Outreach nutrition work

Kenya Some of the communities most at risk from the east African food crisis are the nomadic tribespeople, or pastoralists, of Turkana, in north-western Kenya. Because of the droughts affecting the...

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Somalia + 3 more

UK Public Raises £45 Million To Help People Of East Africa

The DEC continues to raise money for the 12 million people in East Africa suffering through the worst drought in 60 years which has resulted in a famine in parts of south Somalia. Through the great...

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Somalia + 3 more

DEC East Africa Crisis Appeal Reaches £42 Million

SMS texting raises more than £1 million The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) appeal for more than 10 million people in East Africa in desperate need of humanitarian aid because of severe drought...

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World + 5 more

DEC Annual Report and Accounts 2010–11

DEC launches new website and publishes annual report The DEC has today launched a new website that will help donors see how their money is being spent and encourage more giving. The site has been...

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Somalia + 3 more

DEC East Africa Crisis Appeal Reaches £30 Million

Donations from the UK public to the DEC appeal to help people suffering from severe food shortages in East Africa have topped a milestone £30m. The worst drought in 60 years in parts of East Africa...

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Somalia + 3 more

DEC East Africa Crisis Appeal reaches £20 million

Donations from the UK public to the DEC appeal to help people suffering from severe food shortages in East Africa have topped a milestone £20 million. The worst drought in 60 years in parts of East...

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Somalia + 3 more

DEC East Africa Crisis Appeal reaches £15 million

Donations from the UK public to the DEC’s appeal, to help people suffering from severe food shortages in East Africa, have reached a milestone £15 million. The worst drought in 60 years has...

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Kenya + 1 more

DEC aims to help prevent East Africa Crisis becoming a catastrophe

The DEC today (Sunday) set out the reasons it feared that the current crisis in East Africa would become a catastrophe without a substantially greater international intervention. The umbrella body...

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Somalia + 3 more

DEC Announces East Africa Crisis Appeal

LEADING UK humanitarian agencies are launching a joint appeal to help more than 10 million people in East Africa parts of which are suffering their worst drought in over half a century. Caught up in...

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Ethiopia + 2 more

DEC agencies face £85m funding gap in East Africa

In the face of the worst drought in East Africa since the 1950’s, the agencies of the Disasters Emergency Committee said today they face a funding shortfall of more than £85m for their emergency...

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Pakistan

Pakistan Floods 2010: The DEC Real-Time Evaluation Report

DEC publishes evaluation of early Pakistan floods aid effort The DEC has today (Monday, 27 June) published an independent assessment of the aid efforts of its member agencies during the first four...

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Indonesia + 2 more

DEC shares lessons from Indonesia, Philippines & Vietnam

An independent report for the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) into the response by its member agencies to a series of disasters in the Asia-Pacific region in 2009 has found that timely and...

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Pakistan

Cholera hits Pakistan 3 months after floods start

Three months after floods began in Pakistan the DEC is extremely concerned that 99 cases of cholera from across the flood-affected areas of the country have now been publically confirmed for the...

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Pakistan

DEC Pakistan Floods Appeal reaches £60 million

The DEC Pakistan Floods Appeal is now one of the three most generously supported appeals the charity has run in its 45 year history after the 2004 tsunami and the Haiti earthquake. The Appeal has so...

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Pakistan

What DEC members are doing in Pakistan

To date the Disaster Emergency Committee member agencies and their partners have helped nearly three million people affected by the Pakistan Floods. The work below gives a good sense of that work but...

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Pakistan

UK giving for Pakistan floods still accelerating, reaches £40m

Week-on-week donations to the DEC Pakistan Floods Appeal have soared by over 70% and the total given has now reached £40 million. The latest figures show the Appeal raised £9.5m in week one, £11.2m...

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Pakistan

DEC Pakistan Floods Appeal hits £24m

The Disasters Emergency Committee today announced that their appeal for people affected by the Pakistan floods has raised £24m with member agency relief efforts so far reaching over 700,000 people. ...

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Pakistan

DEC concerns over Pakistan cholera reports

The Disasters Emergency Committee has expressed grave concern following reports of cholera in Pakistan's Swat Valley. With floodwaters affecting a fifth of the country, and stretching for more than...

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Pakistan

DEC Pakistan Floods Appeal hits £12m

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...

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