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Emergencies and disasters

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

Family in Nicaragua wade through flood water after Hurricane Iota

People help each other wade through a flooded street in the aftermath of Hurricane Eta in Jerusal...Delmer Martinez/AP/Shutterstock

Emergency Appeal

Hurricane Iota Emergency Appeal

Please help communities in Central America who have been devastated by Hurricane Iota, just weeks after Hurricane Eta.

Emergency Appeal

Lebanon Crisis Appeal

Please help families who have lost everything today.

Group of men carry injured man on a stretcher away from Beirut explosion
Hand washing
Emergency Appeal

Coronavirus Emergency Appeal

Support our work in affected communities around the world.

Emergency Appeal

Rohingya Crisis Appeal

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

Asha in Rohingya camp
refugees
Emergency Appeal

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.

Emergency Appeal

Cyclone Idai Appeal

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

Group carrying injured person on stretcher following Cyclone Idai

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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.

Ways to help

Past emergencies

Get key facts about each appeal, see how much money we raised and the difference we made to people’s lives with your donations.
Syrian refugee family

Our approach to emergencies

We’re there before, during and after an emergency to save lives and support people long term.
Displaced women carrying food sacks, South Sudan

Prayers for emergencies and disasters

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

Become an emergency church

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