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DEC appeal raises £13m for...


Friday, 23 Dec, 2016

The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) appeal for Yemen has raised £13m since it was launched 10 days ago, with the total continuing to rise.

Aleppo at breaking point


Tuesday, 13 Dec, 2016

As intense violence threatens the lives of thousands in Aleppo, Islamic Relief's teams are still on the ground providing vital relief to those th

DEC launches Yemen Crisis...

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Tuesday, 13 Dec, 2016

A major appeal is launched today (Tuesday 13 December) by the Disasters Emergency Committee to help people facing hunger in Yemen.

Postponement of EOI tour


Thursday, 08 Dec, 2016

It is with much sadness and regret that we have taken the decision to postpone this year’s EOI tour out of respect for Junaid Jamshed, his family an

Islamic Relief UK responds to...

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Wednesday, 07 Dec, 2016

Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un - Surely we belong to Allah and to Him is our return

Partnership with Muslim...


Wednesday, 07 Dec, 2016

Millions of people are at risk of starvation in Yemen, while 3 million have been driven from their homes by the country’s fierce conflict.

Children’s cancer unit...


Wednesday, 07 Dec, 2016

Islamic Relief UK has donated to support the oncology unit of the new children’s hospital.

“We must end this brutal...


Thursday, 17 Nov, 2016

International humanitarian charity, Islamic Relief, says “enough is enough” and calls for an immediate end in violence in Syria.

Islamic Relief UK Director...


Wednesday, 16 Nov, 2016

Imran Madden, Director of Islamic Relief UK, recently participated on panels at the Overseas Development Institute [9th November] and the Rising Glob

Emergency aid for families...


Wednesday, 26 Oct, 2016

Islamic Relief Iraq is supporting families affected by the fierce conflict in Mosul, northern Iraq.