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A British Muslim alternative...

MCF Advocacy Award

Thursday, 23 Feb, 2017

Muslim Charities Forum holds awards ceremony dedicated to the achievements of charities led by British Muslims, where Islamic Relief win award for Adv

Famine declared in South Sudan...

Somaliland 2015 drought

Wednesday, 22 Feb, 2017

Conflict and drought in the Horn of Africa and South Sudan is generating a humanitarian crisis of alarming proportions. The number of people at risk o

Britain’s Muslims to hold...


Wednesday, 22 Feb, 2017

On Wednesday 22 February Muslims from across Britain will gather in Westminster for the Muslim Charities Forum’s Humanitarian Awards 2017 – the fi

Islamic Relief and Al Rayan...

IR & Al Rayan Press Conference speakers - 14.0.17-min

Wednesday, 15 Feb, 2017

Photo (from left): Dr Mohammed Kroessin, Head of Islamic Microfinance at Islamic Relief Worldwide, Imran Madden, UK Director of Islamic Relief, Hasina

Islamic Relief in Top 20 of...

Gaza Orphan

Tuesday, 31 Jan, 2017

Islamic Relief has been rated 20th of the Top 500 Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in the World.

Celebrating 33 years of...

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Tuesday, 24 Jan, 2017

Islamic Relief marks 33 years of providing aid by celebrating its incredible achievements since it was founded in 1984.

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