Profile: Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC)

Overview


DEC is an umbrella organisation for 13 humanitarian aid agencies.

At times of overseas emergency, the DEC brings together a unique alliance of the UK’s aid, corporate, public and broadcasting sectors to rally the nation’s compassion, and ensure that funds raised go to DEC agencies best placed to deliver effective and timely relief to people most in need.

The Disaster Emergency Committee has opened the ‘DEC Pakistan Floods Appeal’ and special broadcasts will run from Thursday (05.08.10) on the BBC, ITV, Sky, Channel 4, Channel Five and independent radio stations.

The money raised will help fund the life saving work in Pakistan of the DEC’s Members and their partners.

The money raised will support the efforts in Pakistan of the DEC’s members which are the leading UK aid agencies.

Current Operations

Flood Relief Efforts (Last Updated 17 Aug. 2010)

The Disaster Emergency Committee has opened the ‘DEC Pakistan Floods Appeal’ and special broadcasts will run from Thursday (05.08.10) on the BBC, ITV, Sky, Channel 4, Channel Five and independent radio stations. The money raised will help fund the life saving work in Pakistan of the DEC’s Members and their partners. The money raised will support the efforts in Pakistan of the DEC’s members which are the leading UK aid agencies.

Contact Information

DEC Secretariat
1st Floor, 43 Chalton Street,
London NW1 1DU

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