“Covid-19 has left people struggling with hunger"
People are left with the psychological trauma of losing loved ones and are struggling to earn a living, writes Susmita Guha, Senior Manager West Bengal, Save the Children India.
The pandemic is far from over, say frontline aid workers
Aid workers in Syria, Yemen, DR Congo and India paint a grim picture of the pandemic grinding down vulnerable communities. But they also see the difference that humanitarian aid can make, writes Saleh Saeed, Chief Executive of the Disasters Emergency Committee.
Update from India: 'We cannot say the crisis is over yet'
With £14 million raised after the DEC extended our Coronavirus Appeal to include India, DEC charities have scaled up their work, but warn that there is more to do.
DEC Coronavirus Appeal funding work in eight countries
Donations to our appeal are now funding work in Afghanistan, DR Congo, India, Somalia, South Sudan, Syria, Yemen and the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh.
DEC Coronavirus Appeal: India extension ends
Funds raised between 28 April and 9 June 2021 for India totalled £14 million.
Even a war comes to an end - but not Covid
Indian aid workers tell of “extremely challenging” situation in responding to the wave of coronavirus infections.
DEC charities not prevented from delivering aid by Indian NGO law
DEC charities long-standing presence in India means that they have licences and bank accounts required by law that are reportedly causing problems for some NGOs.
Himesh Patel backs urgent DEC appeal for India as Covid-19 escalation continues
Yesterday, Tenet and The Luminaries actor Himesh Patel backs the DEC Coronavirus Appeal for India in a new video.