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The Disasters Emergency Committee brings together 14 leading UK aid charities, raising funds to quickly and effectively respond to overseas disasters.

London, UK

Joined on 20 March, 2009

http://www.dec.org.uk

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In northwest #Syria, where 2.7 million people are displaced, the health system is being overwhelmed as Covid-19 surges. Many people are facing a cold winter with just a tent for shelter.

If you can, please help DEC charties get people through this:

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Adnan survived ISIS and bombs. He and his wife, both doctors, chose to stay in #Syria to help others. Sadly, after working in hospitals during the pandemic, Adnan lost his life to the virus. Covid is spreading in Syria. Please help:

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Adnan survived ISIS and bombs. He and his wife, both doctors, chose to stay in #Syria to help others. Sadly, after working in hospitals during the pandemic, Adnan lost his life to the virus. Covid is spreading in Syria. Please help:

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Adnan survived ISIS and bombs. He and his wife, both doctors, chose to stay in #Syria to help others. Sadly, after working in hospitals during the pandemic, Adnan lost his life to the virus. Covid is spreading in Syria. Please help:

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Sadly, the year ahead looks likely to see a dramatic rise in the number of people struggling to get enough food, with the UN predicting that food insecurity will rise by 80% as a result of the pandemic, affecting 270 million people.

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In South Sudan, over 6 million people don’t have access to quality healthcare services. DEC charities like @ACF_UK are working to raise awareness and prevent the spread of #coronavirus. Please help if you can:

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Yara*, 12, helps her mother cook near their tent in a camp in #Syria. DEC charity @WorldVision is working with local partners to help people displaced due to war protect themselves against Covid-19 by providing hygiene kits and other services. Please help:

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Last week, Storm Chalane hit the same area of Mozambique affected by Cyclone Idai nearly 2 years ago but thankfully only caused limited damage. The DEC is monitoring the situation and DEC charities are still working with funds from our Cyclone Idai Appeal.

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Sadly, the year ahead looks likely to see a dramatic rise in the number of people struggling to get enough food, with the UN predicting that food insecurity will rise by 80% as a result of the pandemic, affecting 270 million people.

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Last week, Storm Chalane hit the same area of Mozambique affected by Cyclone Idai nearly 2 years ago but thankfully only caused limited damage. The DEC is monitoring the situation and DEC charities are still working with funds from our Cyclone Idai Appeal.

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In South Sudan, over 6 million people don’t have access to quality healthcare services. DEC charities like @ACF_UK are working to raise awareness and prevent the spread of #coronavirus. Please help if you can:

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Yara*, 12, helps her mother cook near their tent in a camp in #Syria. DEC charity @WorldVision is working with local partners to help people displaced due to war protect themselves against Covid-19 by providing hygiene kits and other services. Please help:

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In South Sudan, over 6 million people don’t have access to quality healthcare services. DEC charities like @ACF_UK are working to raise awareness and prevent the spread of #coronavirus. Please help if you can:

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Yara*, 12, helps her mother cook near their tent in a camp in #Syria. DEC charity @WorldVision is working with local partners to help people displaced due to war protect themselves against Covid-19 by providing hygiene kits and other services. Please help:

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A huge thank you to everyone who has supported our Coronavirus Appeal this year, raising £33 million to help people in refugee camps and fragile states stay safe.

Whatever #2021 brings we will face it together.

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Aid workers in Syria are sounding the alarm on the triple threat of Covid, hunger and a freezing winter. Fatima, 65, fled her home due to war and has no family to support her. DEC charity @Age_Int is helping her stay safe through the pandemic. Please help:

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Thanks to your donations, DEC charities are able to provide clean water for handwashing stations in fragile states like South Sudan, so people there can protect themselves against Covid-19. You can still donate to our #Coronavirus appeal here:

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“People were stigmatized, the sick were treated as criminals,” says a Doctor in Yemen in this BBC documentary. DEC charities are there, raising awareness of Covid-19 and helping people protect themselves by providing handwashing stations and clean water.

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The DEC has launched an urgent appeal to help people fleeing conflict in countries like Yemen and Syria as they face the deadly new threat of coronavirus. Help protect families who have lost everything from Covid-19: #DECappeal

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