DEC gave £57m to its members in 2010/11

Annual report says Oxfam got the most, at £14m, with £7.6m going to the British Red Cross

Disaster Emergency Committee
Disaster Emergency Committee

The Disasters Emergency Committee passed £57m to its member charities in 2010/11, according to its latest annual report.

The DEC, an umbrella organisation of 14 humanitarian aid organisations, gave out funds to member agencies from five recent appeals – the Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam appeal in 2009, the Haiti earthquake appeal in 2010 and the more recent appeals for Congo, Gaza and Pakistan.

The report, published on Friday, shows the DEC paid just over £14m to Oxfam in 2010/11 for its work in Pakistan, Haiti, Gaza and the Democratic Republic of Congo. It paid £7.6m to the British Red Cross from its Pakistan floods appeal, its Haiti earthquake appeal and its Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam appeal.

Save the Children received £4.5m and the charities ActionAid UK and Cafod each received £3.9m. Concern Worldwide UK received the lowest level of funding, at £1.8m.

The Haiti earthquake appeal saw the highest amount of cash distributed among member charities during the year - £32.9m. The appeal, which was launched in January 2010, raised a total of £107m, the accounts show.

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