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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

Disasters Emergency Committee

  • Income

    £29.0M

  • Spending

    £28.8M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1062638 Company no. 3356526

Contact details

Public address

  • Tavis House, 1-6 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9NA

Aims & activities

DEC brings together 14 of the UK's leading humanitarian agencies. At times of major humanitarian crisis, DEC works with its members, broadcast and other partners to launch a fundraising appeal to the UK public. The proceeds of each appeal are distributed to DEC's member agencies to enable them to deliver humanitarian programmes to help those most affected.

What the charity does

  • Overseas aid/famine relief

Who the charity helps

  • Other charities or voluntary bodies

How the charity works

  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body

Income and Endowments:

£29.0M

Expenditure:

£28.8M

Assets and liabilities

  • £21.0K Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £25.7M Other assets
  • £19.5M Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

86%
13%
1%

Charitable objects

TO SUPPORT UK CHARITABLE SECTOR NGO'S ("AGENCIES") IN THEIR TASK OF ALLEVIATING ACUTE HUMAN SUFFERING AMONGST THOSE LEAST ABLE TO WITHSTAND THE EFFECTS OF A MAJOR OVERSEAS DISASTER, BY:- (A) PROVIDING AN ACCREDITED NATIONAL FORUM FOR JOINT FUNDRAISING BY UK CHARITABLE VOLUNTARY SECTOR NGO'S ("AGENCIES") IN ORDER TO MAXIMISE THE FUNDS RAISED AND FACILITATE IMMEDIATE COMMITMENT FROM PARTICIPATING AGENCIES; (B) CREATING A FOCAL POINT FOR THE RESPONSE OF THE PUBLIC, THE BROADCASTERS AND OTHERS OF SUCH DISASTERS; (C) FACILITATING AGENCY CO-OPERATION, CO-ORDINATION AND COMMUNICATION (D) ENSURING THAT FUNDS RAISED ARE USED IN AN EFFECTIVE, TIMELY FULLY ACCOUNTABLE WAY.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 24/04/1997 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 30/06/2000 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 27/06/2001 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 24/07/2002 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 27/01/2003 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 10/12/2014 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 23 NOV 2016 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 08 JUN 2017 as amended on 20 Mar 2018

Area of benefit

National.

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Dec
Dec Secretariat
The Dec

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 20 Trustees
  • 21 Employees
  • 23 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Charles Geoffrey Stewart-Smith The George Meadow Millennium Green Trust Up-to-date
Christine Allen None on record
Dr Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah None on record
Michael John Adamson Catch 22 Charity Limited Up-to-date
National Emergencies Trust Recently registered
Andrew James Green Wwf - Uk Up-to-date
Girish Menon None on record
Kevin Watkins None on record
Rose Caldwell None on record
Richard Graham Tait Insiuk Up-to-date
Laurie Lee British Gas Energy Trust Up-to-date
Baroness Helene Valerie Hayman None on record
Timothy Pilkington None on record
Christopher David Roles None on record
Amanda Khozi Mukwashi None on record
Nigel Harris Integral Alliance Up-to-date
'Learn To Love To Read' Up-to-date
Nasereldin Ahmed Haghamed International Waqf Fund Up-to-date
Islamic Relief (Uk) Up-to-date
Susan Clare Inglish (Chair) None on record
Jane Hanson None on record
Jean-Michel Grand None on record
Danielle Harvey None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Camden