The cost of the riots has doubled from initial estimates to over £200 million based on analysis by the Association of British Insurers. Beyond the financial cost there are many families, individuals and small businesses whose lives have been ruined by the disorder.
Below there's a list of links to organisations giving advice to those affected as well as campaigns to help them. The list is not comprehensive and we will include any other links to similar causes, just email them to firstname.lastname@example.org
General advice for those affected by the riots
Advice for those with information about riots
If you have any information about people involved you can submit it to the charity Crimestoppers anonymously
Several Police forces have published images of people wanted for looting and rioting. Visit your local website on the links below.
How you can help
- General advice on helping victims of the riots from the Londonist
- Fund for Aaron Biber - 89 year old Barber whose shop in Tottenham was looted
- Rebuild Reeves - a campaign to help rebuild - the Croydon Furniture Shop destroyed by fire
- The Party Superstore gutted by fire in Clapham run their own charity to help street children in Southeast Asia
- You can still order fancy dress supplies from their Sutton store or online here
- The Retail Trust are offering support for retailers who have been victims of the riots follow #highstheros on twitter
- PIAS and AIM fund to assist independent record labels affected by the fire at the SONY DADC’s Enfield facility