Four Christian humanitarian aid organizations have announced a joint fundraising appeal for victims of violent conflict in Myanmar. The faith-based organizations are part of a coalition of leading aid agencies from the United Kingdom. Christian aid organizations collaborate to support Myanmar refugees The 13 members of the Disaster Emergency Committee (DEC), which includes the Christian aid organizations CAFOD, Christian Aid, World Vision and Tearfund, have joined hands to call for funds to respond to the severe humanitarian needs of those affected in Myanmar.The DEC says more than half of all new refugees arriving in Bangladesh are children; one in every ten people are pregnant or lactating mothers. The vast majority are living in improvised shelters made from bamboo and thin plastic. People in the region are in urgent need of housing, medical care, water, and food.