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posted 30 December 2004


(The Disasters Emergency Committee is an umbrella group of UK aid organisations.)



Cookham is planning to organise a fundraising event to help with Tsunami Earthquake victims. A short meeting is planned for Thursday 13 January 2005 at 8.00pm at the Cookham Parish Centre. The aim of the meeting will be to decide on an event, set the date, and decide on next steps.  Please just come along.  Contact 01628 525130. 


The following links are also on this page.





If you wish to donate: (click on heading to donate on-line and to access the website of the charity) if possible please use Gift Aid as this allows the charity to claim the basic tax amount also that you will already have paid thus increasing the amount you give.


Disasters Emergency Committee 

Phone: 0870 60 60 900 and have your credit card details ready.
Post: Send your cheques (made out to DEC Tsunami Earthquake Appeal) to
DEC Tsunami Earthquake Appeal
PO Box 999

Red Cross 

Phone call 08705 125 125

Medecins Sans Frontiéres

United Nations World Food Programme

Christian Aid

Phone call 08080 004004

Save the Children

Phone call 0207 012 6400


Phone call 0870 333 2500

Salvation Army


Phone call 0207 065 0800

Action Against Hunger



Help the Aged

Unicef (Old foreign currency can also be handed in to HSBC)

World Vision

Tear Fund

Baptist World Alliance 

UK Cheques  to Baptist Union of Great Britain Baptist House Box 44, 129 Broadway Didcot, Oxon, OX11 8RT England, UK Phone: +44 1235 517700 Fax: +44 1235 517715 Email:  Contact: Philip Putman

The Guardian Christmas Charity Appeal 


Missing or Dead: Listing of Britons from the Times

BBC Trace the Missing

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has launched a website to help people obtain information about family members in the affected region. For details visit (Please be patient as this site is experiencing high demand).



Anyone concerned about the welfare of their relatives should contact a helpline set up by the Metropolitan police and the Foreign Office: 020-7000 0008. No travel advice is available on this number. If you have reported, to the Central Casualty Bureau, a missing relative or friend that has subsequently been discovered safe please let us know by calling 020 8358 0110.


Evening Standard Discussion Board


Travellers who are going on holiday to the affected regions are advised to visit the Foreign Office website or call 0870 606 0290 for advice.

The Association of British Travel Agents (Abta) has updates on flights and other holiday travel plans.

The Pacific Asia Travel Association is regularly adding updates from its members about damage or otherwise in respective areas.

Earthquake Hazards Program


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