Islamic Relief’s long legacy of humanitarian work extends beyond the European countries in which we currently have active programming. Here is more information about other countries that have been positively impacted by the generosity of donors like you. Your contributions to our Europe Humanitarian Aid fund helps fuel programs like these.
Islamic Relief worked hard to help refugees fleeing to Europe to escape violence at home. Many programs were set up to assist those who reached and settled in Germany. Programs included transportation, Qurbani, hygiene kits and more.
IRUSA is working with HIAS on a project to help protect acutely vulnerable refugees by helping reunite them with their families in safe environments, and providing support to build new lives in their new homes.
IRUSA had also worked with the International Rescue Committee for a special project to help refugees in need, arriving between Molyvos and Mytilni Islands in Greece. The initiative was integrated, offering assistance in the form of registration services.
On Aug. 24, 2017, a devastating 6.2 – magnitude earthquake struck central Italy. It was felt across a large swathe of the country, including in Rome. Islamic Relief Italy relief staff and volunteers were on the ground in less than 12 hours to help those in need. And, amid the coronavirus, IR Italy has been working hard to get essential aid to vulnerable community members.
Working with Catholic Relief Services, IRUSA donors helped some 2,000 refugees in Serbia with urgent aid. Individuals received items including food packages, hygiene kits, warm clothing, rubber boots and sneakers, blankets, and backpacks for carrying items.