Tag Archives: emergency relief

Feature: Stop the Spread- The Disasters Emergency Committee, Ebola, and Humanitarian Fundraising in Britain

Andrew Jones is a Teaching Fellow at the University of Birmingham.  His research examines the rise of modern humanitarian organisations in Britain, with a focus on those agencies connected to the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC).  Originally set up in the 1960s, … Continue reading

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Aid in the archives

Historians of voluntary action, as this website makes clear, often find their interest kindled by headlines in the daily news. In the case of humanitarian action, this can happen with alarming regularity, as conflicts and natural disasters all too often … Continue reading

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