12/10/2018 The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) today announced that its Indonesia Tsunami Appeal has raised £14 million so far, to help the 200,000 survivors who are in urgent need of humanitarian support, two weeks on from when the Indonesia earthquake and tsunami hit. 2,073 are now confirmed dead after a 7.4 magnitude earthquake and a […]
On 2 October 2018, Giro555 — an alliance of eleven Dutch relief organisations that campaign together when major disasters require a national appeal — launched the national campaign ‘The Netherlands are helping Sulawesi’. Special connection with Indonesia Within 24 hours after the start of the national campaign, the Dutch gave EUR 1 million for the […]
04/10/2018 Leading UK aid agencies today [Thursday 4 October] announced a joint fundraising appeal to help the survivors of the 7.4 magnitude earthquake and tsunami that struck Central Sulawesi Province, Indonesia, last Friday. Over 1,300 people are confirmed dead and 200,000 people are in urgent need of clean water, food, medical care and shelter. Homes and entire communities have been […]
1 Oct 2018 – The earthquake and tsunami that hit Indonesia on Friday left hundreds dead and thousands wounded devastating an entire region. Swiss Solidary is calling for donations to finance humanitarian aid from NGOs on the ground. The Indonesian government today appealed for international aid after the massive earthquake followed by a tsunami that hit […]
20 August 2018 – Devastating floods have ravaged a large part of the state of Kerala in India. According to authorities, these are the worst floods in a century. Hundreds of people have lost their lives and hundreds of thousands have been forced to move to relief camps. India has provided quick and effective aid, […]
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Geneva, Zürich, Lugano, 27.09.2017 — Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya have fled violence in Myanmar and sought refuge in Bangladesh. The humanitarian situation in the reception camps has reached catastrophic proportions. Several partner NGOs have already dispatched emergency response teams to organise humanitarian assistance and handle the most urgent needs. To fund this assistance, Swiss Solidarity is launching a call for donations.
Press Release Japan Platform to Launch the 2017 Assistance to Victims of the Sri Lanka Floods and Begin Calls for Donations – More than 680,000 disaster victims in need of emergency assistance – On June 6, Specified Nonprofit Corporation Japan Platform (hereafter referred to as JPF; Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo) decided to launch a program for victims […]
The Humanitarian Coalition and its seven member agencies welcome the Government of Canada announcement that for every eligible donation made by individual Canadians to registered Canadian charities between March 17 and June 30, 2017, it will contribute an equivalent amount to the Famine Relief Fund. More than 20 million children, women and families in South […]
15 March 2017 Media Contacts: 020 7387 0200 or 07930 999 014 (out of hours) Donations can be made at www.dec.org.uk or by calling 0370 60 60 610 ** Spokespeople, recent photos and footage are available ** Leading UK aid agencies today [Wednesday 15 March] announced a joint fundraising appeal to help millions of people facing hunger in East Africa. More than […]
14 March 2017 Consortium 12-12, EAA’s member in Belgium, launched an appeal for the victims of the famine in South Sudan and those in Yemen, Somalia and Nigeria who are threatened by extreme hunger. 20 million people, of whom 1.4 million are children, are suffering from severe malnutrition and are at risk. According to the United Nations, this is […]