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The Disasters Emergency Committee has announced today that their appeal for people affected by the Pakistan floods has raised £15 million.
An estimated six million children are at risk of malnutrition, diarrhoea and pneumonia as unprecedented super-floods inundate Pakistan.
Right now, as you read this, the Disasters and Emergencies Committee (DEC) estimates that six million children are at risk of fatal disease and malnutrition in Pakistan
The Disasters Emergency Committee in the UK says aid from its members has now reached over 500,000 survivors after the worst floods in Pakistan’s history.
The DEC Pakistan Floods Appeal reached £2.5 million within 12 hours of the first television appeals being broadcast on 6 August.
Christian Aid is channelling money through its global network to provide food, shelter and medical assistance to those hit by the floods in Pakistan.
The Disasters Emergency Committee has announced details of the radio and television broadcasts to run today appealing for donations to help Pakistan.
The Disasters Emergency Committee has publicly announced the launch of the ‘DEC Pakistan Floods Appeal’ following the monsoon catastrophe.
Nearly six months after 12 January’s devastating earthquake in Haiti, the Disasters Emergency Committee has announced that it has raised £101m and funded emergency assistance to 1.2m people.
Lessons learnt after the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami show that the international community must not rush into a quick-fix rebuilding of permanent homes, schools and other buildings