Monday, 27 Feb, 2017
Conflict and drought in the Horn of Africa and South Sudan is generating a humanitarian crisis of alarming proportions. The number of people at risk of starvation now stands at over 11 million.
The number of people at risk of starvation now stands at more than 11 million.
Tuesday, 06 Dec, 2016
For many people that have fled their homes, winter is a difficult time. Temperatures fall well below freezing, and howling winds, snowy blizzards, and torrential rain can make it difficult to stay warm and dry. With only a tent or makeshift housing over their heads, once cold, it is almost impossible for people to get properly warm again.
Wednesday, 23 Nov, 2016
Violent clashes in Rakhine State since October 9th have left dozens dead and whole communities destitute without access to food or shelter.
It has been reported that over 30,000 people have fled their homes in search of safety.
Wednesday, 13 Jul, 2016
An already devastating humanitarian situation has been severely worsened by increased fighting. Thousands been reported dead and over 3 million people have been forced to flee their homes.
Islamic Relief is currently working in 18 of the 22 governorates in Yemen, reaching many of the areas worst affected by the conflict. With your support we hope to provide additional aid in this deepening crisis.
Thursday, 10 Sep, 2015
A complex and catastrophic refugee crisis is unfolding across the Mediterranean, fuelled by ongoing conflict and instability in the Middle East and North Africa. Those that have fled war-torn Syria to other countries in the region alone number four million.
Tuesday, 01 Sep, 2015
Last year, Islamic Relief distributed Qurbani meat packs to more than 3.5 million people. Your sacrifice meant families who only rarely eat meat were able to sit and celebrate Eid together with a good meal. This year, we hope to reach even more people.
Tuesday, 16 Jun, 2015
Hunger and malnutrition are the biggest risk to health worldwide, with more people suffering than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined. Today there are 805 million undernourished people in the world; they are struck by war, natural disaster and extreme poverty. This means that 1 in 9 people go to sleep hungry every single day.
Monday, 27 Apr, 2015
A devastating earthquake hit Nepal on the morning of 25th April, leaving at least 1,000 dead and millions homeless. Our team is on the ground conducting assessments to enable us to reach those most in need, as soon as possible.
Wednesday, 04 Feb, 2015
Few people could have predicted the scale of what would follow when civil society protests against the Assad regime began in 2011. Official figures from the United Nations put the death toll since 2011 at over a quarter of a million people, with over 6.5 million internally displaced within Syria and 4.8 million Syrian refugees.
Tuesday, 03 Feb, 2015
Islamic Relief is working directly and with partners to deliver food and other aid to families affected by the surge in sectarian violence in the Central African Republic (CAR).
Please donate towards our Global Emergencies Fund to help the emergency response to this growing crisis.