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SIX MILLION CHILDREN AT RISK IN FLOOD-RAVAGED PAKISTAN

An estimated six million children are at risk of malnutrition, diarrhoea and pneumonia as unprecedented super-floods inundate Pakistan. As flood waters rush south through Sindh and southern Punjab,...

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Pakistan

DEC Pakistan Floods Appeal hits £10.5m

The Disasters Emergency Committee has announced today that its appeal for people affected by the Pakistan floods has now raised £10.5m. Disasters Emergency Committee Chief Executive Brendan Gormley...

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Pakistan

Aid reaches over half a million in flood-hit Pakistan

The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) has revealed that aid from its members has now reached over 500,000 survivors after the worst floods in Pakistan's history. The DEC Pakistan Floods Appeal has...

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Pakistan

Pakistan appeal raises £2.5 million despite tough times

The DEC Pakistan Floods Appeal has reached £2.5 million within 12 hours of the first television appeals being broadcast on Thursday evening (6.08.10). The donations have been especially welcome in...

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Pakistan

Aid reaches hundreds of thousands in flood-hit Pakistan

The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) has revealed that aid from its members is now reaching over 300,000 survivors after the worst floods in Pakistan's history. The north-western Swat Valley took...

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Haiti

UK public help 1.2 million people in Haiti

Nearly six months after 12 January's devastating earthquake in Haiti the Disasters Emergency Committee has announced that it has raised £101m and that this money has so far funded emergency...

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Haiti

Haiti 100 days after the quake

An unprecedented aid effort in Haiti has reached more than two million survivors in the first 100 days since 12 January's devastating earthquake. Workers from aid agencies, the UN, government and...

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Chile

Statement: Chile Earthquake

On Saturday 27 February at 6.34am GMT a magnitude 8.8 earthquake struck Chile causing significant loss of life and massive damage to buildings and key infrastructure. The quake occurred under the sea...

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Haiti

Haiti earthquake: DEC agencies to give cash to survivors

Member agencies of the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) are starting to give cash to earthquake survivors in Haiti to buy much-needed supplies and boost the crippled economy. Assessment teams from...

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Haiti

Further Haiti fundraising will help rebuild shattered lives

The DEC has announced that the wonderful generosity of the UK public means its members now have the money they need to fund their short term emergency aid efforts in Haiti. Further funds are needed...

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Haiti

DEC Haiti Appeal tops £50m

Donations to the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) have topped =A350m exactly two weeks since the devastating earthquake hit Haiti. This represents an average donation of over four million pounds...

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Haiti

DEC Haiti Appeal reaches £46 million

Donations continue to flood into the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) almost two weeks on from the devastating earthquake in Haiti. An extra 4 million pounds was donated over the weekend alone,...

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Haiti

DEC Haiti Appeal: Donations hit £38m

The Disasters Emergency Committee has announced that they have received =A338 million in donations counted so far, less than a week since the first DEC broadcast appeal. With vital aid now getting...

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Haiti

DEC: Appeal total hits £31.5million

Exactly one week after the devastating earthquake in Haiti, the DEC Haiti Earthquake Appeal total has increased to =A331.5million counted so far as the public responds to desperate need of Haiti's...

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Haiti

DEC: Appeal total hits £25million

Nearly a week after the devastating earthquake in Haiti, the DEC Haiti Earthquake Appeal total has increased to =A325million counted so far as the public responds to desperate need of Haiti's...

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