LATEST PRESS RELEASES

16/06/2017

Saleh Saeed, Chief Executive of the Disasters Emergency Committee, says: “We are deeply saddened by the tragedy that has struck the residents of Grenfell Tower, London, and their families, friends and the wider community. 
 

05/04/2017

The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) today announced that its appeal for the East Africa Food Crisis has now raised a total of £50 million, to help the 16 million people in South Sudan, Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia who are on the brink of starvation and in urgent need of help. 

29/03/2017

The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) appeal for East Africa has raised more than £40m to date. Since the appeal was opened two weeks ago by British figures -  including Bill Nighy, Sir Mo Farrah, Eddie Redmayne and Brenda Blethyn - a steady stream of donations has been flowing in from the public at a rate of over £2,000 per minute. 

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