Islamic Relief welcomes the significant support pledged at the Supporting Syria donor conference in London yesterday, to improve the lives of displaced people within Syria and refugees in neighbouring countries but this will only go so far, without a more comprehensive political solution.
World leaders in London this week for a conference on Syria must commit to a new multi-billion dollar deal for Syrian refugees and host countries.
As Pakistan’s cricket team prepares for its first tour of England for six years this summer, Edgbaston Cricket Ground has committed to supporting our work to deliver clean water in Asia and Africa through a fundraising initiative at England’s third Investec Test Match against Pakistan in August.
We welcome the decision by the Syrian Government to allow some aid into the besieged town of Madaya. We have committed funds to a local partner that has the means to procure food from local suppliers inside Madaya and will start distributing food to people in need.