The BBC estimated in its recent report that 14 million meals are needed to feed the people of earthquake stricken Haiti now. Three million people, a sum equivalent to half the population of Scotland, now urgently need food and water. Once those basic, immediate needs are met, there's going to be a longer term need for help with food, shelter and rebuilding.
This is the Disasters Emergency Committee appeal broadcast last night.
You can give here or by phoning 0370 60 60 900.