Canada provides humanitarian assistance for earthquake survivors in Indonesia

OTTAWA, December 19, 2016 – Survivors of a magnitude 6.4 earthquake in Indonesia are receiving much needed assistance from Oxfam thanks to $150,000 provided through the Canadian Humanitarian Assistance Fund. The December 7 earthquake killed at least 102 people, injured more than 600 and displaced more than 80,000 people in the province of Aceh, on […]

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DEC launches Yemen Crisis Appeal

DEC launches Yemen Crisis Appeal A major appeal was launched on 13 December 2016 by the Disasters Emergency Committee to help people facing hunger in Yemen. Twenty months of war have brought Yemen, already one of the poorest countries in the world, to breaking point. More than 7 million people in Yemen do not know where their […]

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The value of Aid 2016 – published by AGIRE

THE VALUE OF AID 2016 – RESOURCES FOR THE RESPONSE TO HUMANITARIAN EMERGENCIES. AGIRE has launched on the 16th of November the Annual report  “The Value of Aid“. This publication  has provided for several years complete and clear information about the resources invested, both in Italy and in the world, in assistance to people affected […]

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Hurricane Matthew in Haiti

On 4 October 2016, Hurricane Matthew ravaged the southwest of Haiti. According to aid workers, there is a real threat of famine. Many areas are still inaccessible. 1.4 million people urgently need help, including nearly 600,000 children. There is not enough food for the survivors. In addition, there is the risk that cholera will spread.

Several EAA members (Swiss Solidarity, Radio Hjalpen, ADH) have activated National Appeals while others like Humanitarian Coalition, AGIRE and Nachbar in Not, are mobilizing to raise awareness amongst their own donors.

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Radiohjälpen 20 years anniversary

This year marked 20 years since Radiohjälpen’s largest fundraiser, Children of the World (Världens Barn) was launched. Fifteen organisations joined Radiohjälpen, Swedish Television and Swedish Radio in a major effort that continues throughout the year, but peaks early October.

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Philippines: 3 months after the typhoon Haiyan, more than 225 million euros raised by the EAA members

Press release: 6 February 2014 Total funds raised by Emergency Appeals Alliance (EAA) members for the Haiyan victims amount to more than 225 million euros. The organisations have already approved disbursements for more than 83 million euros for various projects in the field. The funds were raised in the different countries following appeals for donations […]

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