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Emergencies and disasters

We’re there before, during and after an emergency to save lives and support people long term.

Coronavirus Emergency Appeal

Support our work in affected communities around the world.

Rohingya Crisis Appeal

You can be there for the forgotten children of the Rohingya crisis.

Amazon rainforest fires

Call on the Prime Minister to put Amazonian people at the heart of any response to the fires and to ensure that communities’ rights and ecosystems are safeguarded in any trade talks.

South Asia Emergency Appeal

Please donate now to help people affected by floods and cyclones in South Asia.

Cyclone Fani Appeal

Help those affected by Cyclone Fani in India and Bangladesh.

Cyclone Idai Appeal

Cyclone Idai has affected 3 million people across southeast Africa. Please give today.

Indonesia Tsunami Appeal

Please support our emergency appeal to help those in need after a tsunami struck coastal towns and resorts, killing 430 people.

Philippines Typhoon Mangkhut Appeal

Help communities to recover and rebuild.

Kerala Floods Appeal

Please help the people of flood-affected Kerala, who desperately need water and shelter.

Syria Crisis Appeal

The people of Syria need your help more than ever. More than five and a half years of conflict has left the country and its people in crisis.

Refugee Crisis Appeal

Support vulnerable refugees who’ve made dangerous journeys to European shores from places affected by conflict.

Sierra Leone Mudslide Appeal

Help us to support the families affected by the recent flash flooding and mudslides in Freetown.

Order envelopes

Please call 0870 078 7788 or email orders@christian-aid.org by 12 noon on the Thursday of the week you will hold the collection, to ensure the envelopes arrive in time.

Prayers for emergencies

Pray with us to support those whose lives have been torn apart by emergencies and disasters.

Past emergencies

We have been providing emergency support since 1945. Find out about previous emergencies we have responded to below. Get key facts about each appeal, see how much money we raised and the difference we made to people’s lives with your donations.

Our approach

We're based in countries affected by disasters so we can be there before, during and after an emergency to save lives and support people long term.

Become an emergency church

Your church can save lives and bring people to safety by holding a collection as soon as disaster strikes.

Your donation will help us react quickly to emergencies, saving lives and rebuilding communities