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Celebrating Strength in...


Wednesday, 26 Apr, 2017

The Muslim Council of Britain celebrated the strength in uniting for the common good, with civil society leaders, interfaith, politics, business and t

East Africa Blog by Tufail...


Thursday, 13 Apr, 2017

Losing a child is the worse pain known to mankind. It’s a degree of suffering that lives deep within the parents’ core forever. So imagine the d

Response to allegations in the...


Tuesday, 11 Apr, 2017

Islamic Relief has issued the following rebuttal letter and statement in response to the publication of a news story by the Times newspaper on Tuesday

Islamic Relief deeply...


Wednesday, 05 Apr, 2017

Dozens killed in Idlib, Syria, after an air-launched chemical attack according to recent news reports.

Islamic Relief’s...


Friday, 31 Mar, 2017

More than 3.4 million people have fled their homes and around 10 million are in need of humanitarian aid in Iraq. Our teams are on the ground, distrib

DEC East Africa Crisis Appeal...


Tuesday, 28 Mar, 2017

The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) appeal for East Africa has raised more than £40m to date.

Islamic Relief organises...


Sunday, 26 Mar, 2017

Humanitarian aid organisation Islamic Relief has invited mosques across the UK to hold nationwide fundraising collections during Friday prayers in sup

DEC warns drought and conflict...


Friday, 24 Mar, 2017

The Disasters Emergency Committee is warning that a toxic mix of drought and violent conflict in South Sudan is fuelling the world’s fastest growing

Keira Knightley, Jon Snow and...


Friday, 24 Mar, 2017

Keira Knightley, Jon Snow and Tamsin Greig have each stopped in their tracks to support the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) East Africa Crisis App

DEC warns of alarming spike in...


Tuesday, 21 Mar, 2017

The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) is today warning of an alarming surge in the transmission of waterborne diseases across East Africa.