Our teams on the ground and network of local partnerships mean that we can respond quickly to communities in crisis, reaching areas where many other organisations cannot. We’re on stand-by to save and transform the lives of men, women and children hit by natural disasters, war and conflict.

Read below to find out more about our latest emergency responses.

Flooding in Bangladesh

Location: Sylhet, Bangladesh

Date: June 2018

Our Response:

Islamic Relief is helping survivors of the devastating floods in Sylhet, Moulvibazar and Cox’s Bazar by providing emergency relief in Sylhet as a member of the START network alongside Concern Worldwide and Save the Children.

Efforts collated as part of the network will cover both affected regions providing over £240,000 worth of aid, including:

  • Cash grants for 3,796 families (4,500 BDT per family)
  • Hygiene kits and training for 3,796 families
  • Additional cash grants for 264 families with disabled persons (1,000 BDT per family)

Providing medical aid in response to Gaza attacks

Location: Gaza, Palestine

Date: May 2018

Our Response:

Following the ongoing violence in Gaza, which has – so far – resulted in the killing of more than 100 people (including most recently a Palestinian nurse), hospitals and health centres are at breaking point.

Islamic Relief’s response in Gaza is focused on stockpiling hospitals and clinics with medicines, medical supplies and equipment. The response will support approximately 30,000 Palestinians in Gaza.

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