The DEC is deeply concerned for people in eastern Libya after Storm Daniel caused widespread flooding which led to the breach of two dams near Derna, releasing a torrent of water through the city. Authorities say that more than 5,000 people have died and many more are missing.  

The DEC is closely monitoring the situation and are in touch with our member charities who have teams in Libya. As more information emerges, we are continuing assessing the crisis against our criteria for launching a joint appeal. If you would like to help, the following DEC member charities have launched appeals:


We are deeply concerned for people affected by the devastating earthquake that hit Morocco late on 8 September and our thoughts are with all who lost friends and relatives in the disaster. 

Some of our member charities are working in Morocco and we would urge anyone wanting to help to donate to the appeals below:


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