Afghanistan’s refugee crisis is one of the biggest humanitarian crises our world has faced. More than four decades of conflict, instability, and ensuing chronic poverty has left an estimated 24 million Afghans in dire need of humanitarian assistance and driven more than 6 million people out of their homes. Women and children are among those most affected – they make up 80% of newly displaced Afghans. The fundamental rights of women and young girls are under threat and more and more children are out of school each day.
Islamic Relief has made a commitment of $2.1 million to help both families across Afghanistan and the 83,000 refugees newly arrived in the US.
Together, with our regional offices in Kabul, Balkh, Herat, and Nangarhar, we are working to help provide those in need with the following:
We are also teaming up with our partner network to help our new Afghan neighbors transition into their new homes through the following:
Click below to take action today, whether it’s through advocating for the Afghan Adjustment Act or sponsoring a newly arrived Afghan family. Stay tuned to this page for more information as it becomes available to us.
Islamic Relief has served the Afghan community for more than 20 years, and continues to provide humanitarian and development assistance today. Through our regional offices and partner network across the US, we are able to quickly and accurately assess the needs on the ground and provide immediate relief. We work hard to ensure your donor dollar goes as far as possible.
In addition to our most recent efforts, a few of our ongoing projects include:
Thanks to you, we’ve been able to accomplish so much. But there’s still so much more to do. By continuing to support our efforts in Afghanistan, you can help make a difference in the lives of those in desperate need across the world and here at home.