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Emergencies and disasters

We’re there before, during and after an emergency to save lives and support people long term
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Support vulnerable refugees who’ve made dangerous journeys to European shores from places affected by conflict.
Today, 6.5 million people in Malawi are going hungry. Harvests have failed and prices have soared. Help us reach people struggling to feed their families.
A woman in a field in Malawi
Last year, two fatal earthquakes ripped through Nepal, claiming nearly 9,000 lives and leaving hundreds of thousands homeless. Help to protect communities from future disasters.
A young girl stands in between two doorways in Nepal
For more than two years, the people of South Sudan have been living in fear as civil war between the government and opposition has persisted.
A close up of two South Sudanese women wearing headscarves
More than 10 million people in Ethiopia urgently need access to food supplies and water as the country faces its worst drought in three decades.
A close up of a child in front of a dry landscape
On 21 April, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador. Families are in urgent need of water and healthcare. Help our ACT Alliance partners to respond.
A street damaged by the earthquake in Ecuador
Continual waves of armed conflict within Iraq have affected more than 10 million civilians. A large portion of these people are children. They urgently need our assistance.
A mother holds her son, sitting next to her daughter
Five years of conflict has had devastating effects on the people of Syria. The situation is shocking. Syrians need your help more than ever.
A Syrian family in a refugee camp
Cyclone Roanu has forced 500,000 people from their homes. Badly-hit communities urgently need shelter, water, food and hygiene supplies.
A flood-hit community in Bangladesh
We are running awareness-raising campaigns across several states in Brazil, educating communities to prevent the spread of the virus.
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We work to provide a quality response that is:
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Fast
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Community-led
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Long term
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Inclusive
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Responsible
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Find out about previous emergencies we've responded to and the difference we've made to people's lives with your donations.
Help us be there when a disaster strikes

Your support allows us to work all year round – so we can respond immediately in a crisis.