We offer support and information for the bereaved and survivors of major disasters that occur in the UK and overseas. If you have been affected by a disaster, you may find our series of free leaflets useful:
Disaster Action is delighted to announce the publication by Liverpool University Press of Collective Conviction: The Story of Disaster Action, written by Vice Chair Anne Eyre and Executive Director Pam Dix. The book encapsulates the corporate memory of our charity, telling the story of how Disaster Action came into being and what we have achieved, through the experiences of our members. For information about the book and how to purchase it please see: Collective Conviction: The Story of Disaster Action (Liverpool University Press).
10 October 2014
Disaster Action wishes to mark the 25th anniversary of the sinking of the Marchioness on the River Thames on 20 August 1989 - we remember those who died, and pay tribute to the efforts of their families and those of the survivors to ensure greater safety for those who travel on the river.
19 August 2014
Disaster Action members Jelena Watkins, Judy Young and Anne Eyre gave a number of media interviews following the crash of MH17. You can access these at:
6 August 2014
Disaster Action members were deeply saddened to learn of the crash of Malaysian Airlines MH17. We hope that the resources on this website will be useful to those affected and we wish to offer our support to family and friends of the passengers and crew.
18 July 2014