emergency appeal

  • November 23, 2012

    The Gaza and Middle East crisis appeal, launched by our friends at Christian Aid in the light of the recent escalation of violence in the area, will help those most in need, working through partners to provide medical assistance and other essential services.

  • November 21, 2012

    As rebels occupy the Congolese town of Goma, the Catholic aid agency CAFOD has pledged £100,000 to support people fleeing to safety from the conflict.

  • September 22, 2011

    The Methodist Church in Britain has launched an appeal for the people of Pakistan as the number of flood victims continues to rise there.

  • July 8, 2011

    Millions of people across East Africa are looking down the barrel of the worst famine for 60 years. Thousands of families have picked up their possessions to walk towards what they hope is better pasture land, towards countries that might hold the promise of food.

  • July 7, 2011

    Humanitarian appeals are being made to help people in the east and Horn of Africa after two failed rainy seasons have left millions on the brink of starvation.

  • February 1, 2009

    Christians, Muslims and Jews have appealed together for the victims of the conflict in Gaza.

  • May 7, 2008

    UK-based international development agency Christian Aid has launched an appeal to help those left without shelter, food or water in Burma after Cyclone Nargis hit the country four days ago.

  • September 6, 2007

    Hurricane Felix, which struck Nicaragua on Tuesday 5 September 2007, has destroyed 9,000 homes, according to the Nicaraguan government. 38 people are confirmed dead, with another 80 missing. Honduras and Guatemala have also been hit.

  • August 4, 2007

    More than 150 people have died and 20 million have been displaced from heavy floods in south Asia. Reports estimate more than 12 million people in India, 5.5 million in Bangladesh and 750,000 in Nepal are affected.

  • May 2, 2007

    In the wake of recent demonstrations for massacre-hit Darfur in London and other capital cities, the UK agency Christian Aid has launched an appeal for funds and action.