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Since its inception, one of Islamic Relief’s primary goals has been to provide rapid relief for disaster victims. Partnerships in some three dozen countries maximize Islamic Relief’s ability to respond to urgent situations with speed and efficiency, as well as cultural sensitivity. Islamic Relief’s emergency aid efforts often include the distribution of food, water and clothing; the construction of temporary shelters; and the administration of vital medical care..


Active Emergency Countries

Central African Republic

Nearly one in five people were been forced to flee their homes in the Central African Republic (CAR) after civil unrest broke out in December 2013… (read more)

Refugee Crisis in Europe

Hundreds of thousands of people have fled to Europe this year. Around 50% of them are Syrians seeking sanctuary from violence or persecution at home… (read more)

Myanmar (Burma)

Nearly three years after a state of emergency was declared in Rakhine, Myanmar (Burma), thousands of people remain displaced, unable to return to their homes…(Read More)


Syria is in its fifth year of conflict. Since March 15, 2011, millions of Syrians have been living in daily turmoil. The UN has declared the Syrian conflict “the worst of the 21st century” (read more)


It’s been more than a year since the most recent mass conflict, in July 2014 in Gaza, which resulted in destruction and devastation beyond measure… (read more)

Earthquake Emergency: Afghanistan and Pakistan

A massive earthquake, estimated between 7.5 and 7.7 magnitude, struck Afghanistan on the morning of Monday, Oct. 26, 2015. The effects were felt across Central and South Asia, including Pakistan… (read more)



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