Disasters Emergency Committee

Disasters Emergency Committee

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Haiti2Mikerlina Dragon, Charles Kerby

The British organization ‘Disasters Emergency Committee “was created in 1963 as an alliance of relief organizations, currently of which there are 13, in order to join forces when natural disasters occur worldwide, such as floods, earthquakes or nutritional emergency .

Global Gift Foundation has donated $ 50,000 to DEC for those affected by the Haiyan / Yolanda typhoon, that on November 8, 2014 devastated the Philippines and left 14.1 million people affected, of which 6 million are children, according to UN Coordination of humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). In addition, 7,500 people figure dead in the report of the National Council for the Management and Disaster Reduction (NDRRMC) figure 7,500 dead. The collection of these funds was thanks to the Global Gift Gala in London.

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