• Water for Life

A Letter to the Woman Water Bearer

A local woman with a water carrying contraption waits patiently. Niger

In Africa, it is often women and children who bear the burden of walking miles to fetch clean water - an average of 6km per day. Islamic Relief USA volunteer Erum Khan writes a beautiful and moving letter to the strong women who carry out this task every single day.

Mali – sprinkles of hope

Mali water 2

In landlocked Mali, access to water is a constant concern. A harsh and unpredictable climate, frequently wracked by drought – not to mention the added difficulty of internal conflict – leaves families in constant fear of hunger, if the rains don’t fall and their crops can’t grow. To make matters worse, some of the farming methods […]

World Humanitarian Day


“They were our deepest friends and wonderful people” – we pay tribute to staff past and present.

Islamic Climate Change Declaration


Islamic Relief is to co-hosted an international Symposium in Istanbul, in which an ‘Islamic Declaration on Climate Change’ was launched ahead of a pivotal conference later this year.


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