Sir John Holmes , Former Under Secretary General, Humanitarian Affairs, on urban disasters

News - 1 December, 2010

Haitian and Indonesian earthquakes, floods in Pakistan and the 2004 tsunami demonstrated the complexity of responding to large scale disasters affecting urban areas and the particular vulnerability of poorer populations. Urban risks: moving from humanitarian responses to disaster prevention Monday 22 – Thursday 25 November 2010 (WP1059) Academics, policy makers and humanitarian actors from over […]

Pakistan floods appeal – how you can help

News - 24 August, 2010

To donate to the DEC Pakistan Floods Appeal, follow the link below or call 0370 60 60 900.  The money raised will support the efforts in Pakistan of DEC members, which are the leading UK aid agencies. Pakistan Floods Appeal – How You Can Help     The Disaster Emergency Committee (DEC), an umbrella organisation […]