DEC appeals raise £24m in past year


first_img The three appeals by the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) over the past 12 months have raised over £24 million.The figure is revealed in the DEC’s annual report, together with the impact that the donations have helped achieve in Myanmar, the Democractic Republic of Congo, and Gaza.For example, despite the difficulties of reaching people in Myanmar affected by Cyclone Nargis, member agencies of the DEC have helped over 326,000 households. Advertisement  16 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Brendan Gormley, Chief Executive of the Disasters Emergency Committee, said: “Appeals are just the beginning. Our [13] Member Agencies provide much needed immediate assistance but they also work to rebuild lives. We are all focused on providing quality humanitarian assistance, thereby ensuring the public’s donations meet the most critical needs and enable those affected to take control of their lives.”The Disasters Emergency Committee brings together the leading UK aid agencies to raise money at times of humanitarian crisis in poorer countries. It has run 58 appeals over the last 45 years and raised approximately £1 billion.www.dec.org.uk AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 23 July 2009 | Newscenter_img About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. DEC appeals raise £24m in past year Tagged with: Giving/Philanthropy Research / statisticslast_img

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