In his final blog post about his trip to Bangladesh, Shuheb reflects on his journey with a heavy heart, but full of hope, optimism and determinism.
In his second blog, Shuheb writes about visiting projects where local communities are empowered to re-build their own homes following disasters.
“We made from water every living thing…” (Qur’an 21:30)
Water is essential to life. Clean water is vital for drinking, growing food and keeping clean. A person can only survive on average three days without water, and if the water they have is dirty and contaminated, fatal diseases spread quickly and the effects are devastating. At Islamic Relief, we believe in providing Water For Life.
An international meeting focussed on protecting poor people from disasters has ended with the world’s rich countries failing to promise any new money.