A baby lies on a hospital bed with his legs in traction
A baby lies on a hospital bed with his legs in traction

How you
can help

How you
can help

Mohammed, eight months, recovers from a broken leg in a field hospital in the Rohingya refugee camps. Image: Paddy Dowling/DEC

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We really appreciate your support and generosity in helping us raise funds to help some of the world's most vulnerable communities face Covid-19.

You can find all of the ways you can donate below, and ideas and resources to help you set up a fundraiser or sponsored challenge.

Many ways to give


You can give to the DEC Coronavirus Appeal via the button below.


You can donate online via PayPal via the button below.


To donate to the DEC Coronavirus Appeal by phone, please call 0370 60 60 900. 

(Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles will apply.)


To send a donation through the post please download our postal donation form below.

All donations should be made payable to the DEC Coronavirus Appeal and sent to PO Box 999, London, EC3A 3AA 

Donations can also be made to DEC appeals at your local Post Office branch.


Text the word DONATE to 70150 to give £10. 

The service is open to all residents of the UK (Excluding Manx and Jersey Telecom customers), You must be 16 or over and please ask the bill payer's permission.

If you have any problems please call on 01204 770822 or contact us online.

Texts cost £10 and the whole £10 goes to the DEC Coronavirus Appeal. For Full Terms & Conditions click here.

Leave a legacy

Remembering the DEC in your will means we can continue our work to save and rebuild lives in times of disasters.

To add us to your will you need the following details:

Registered Address:
DEC Secretariat
Tavis House
Tavistock Square

Registered charity no.1062638

For more information, please contact us below.

Transferring shares

You can support our appeal by donating shares through the sharegift scheme. To find our more information visit ShareGift below.

In memory

Giving a gift to the DEC in memory of someone special is a unique and meaningful tribute.

You can also create a special tribute page in memory of your loved one in aid of the DEC through JustGiving or Virgin Money Giving.


To donate via the Charities Aid Foundation, please click below.

A woman holds up a cake at a DEC fundraiser


Get inspired and start raising money to help people in fragile states and refugee camps protect themselves from Covid-19. Here you'll find everything you need to get started in just a few clicks.

A group of BT staff hold a banner during the Philippines Typhoon telethon

BT staff help run a telethon for the Philippines Typhoon Appeal.

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The DEC calls upon the Rapid Response Network (RRN) when a disaster occurs to raise funds quickly and effectively. Our appeals simply couldn’t happen without the RRN members’ incredible and continued support.