Six years on, the brutal and agonising Syrian conflict shows no signs of ending anytime soon. Islamic Relief continues to deliver food, shelter, medicines and other aid on a huge scale as this most challenging of humanitarian crises enters the seventh year.
UN: World facing largest humanitarian crisis since 1945.
More than 20 million people faced the threat of starvation and famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and Nigeria, says UN humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien.
Islamic Relief is on the ground and responding through its field offices in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and Kenya.
“I was illiterate which gave me lots of problems. I couldn’t help my children with their studies. When I was taking medicine I couldn’t
understand its dosage or timings. In hospital I couldn’t differentiate between the departments. I attended classes for nine months.
We studied literacy. Now there are a lot of changes in my life. I can help my children with their studies. I can manage my... View details ⇨
In Gaza, Fatin Abu Daka who is a mother of 6 launches her own business:
“I had an old sewing machine which used to break down while working on it.
I used it for making clothes for me and my children to save money because new clothes are so expensive. I always thought about ways of improving the level of my family's income and supporting my husband.
Can you believe the Syrian War has been going on for 6 years? Many Children were born in the War and many Children have died in the War. This short video encapsulates a fraction of our work in the past 6 years.
Famine declared. 1.4 million children are at imminent risk of death from this African region with over 270,000 severely malnourished children suffering from acute malnutrition. Donate to East Africa Famine
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“Take benefit of five before five:
Your youth before your old age,
Your health before your sickness
Your wealth before your poverty
Your free time before your preoccupation
And your life before your death.”