"Islamic Relief USA donates US$ 2.4 million to support vulnerable refugees in Gaza" - Islamic Relief USA

IRUSA-In-The-News_Islamic Relief USA donates US$ 2.4 million to support vulnerable refugees in GazaThe following is an excerpt from an article posted in the in May 2018: 

Islamic Relief USA (IR USA) generously contributed US$ 2.4 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) to support 3,000 vulnerable Palestine refugees in Gaza.

“We support UNRWA’s fundraising efforts to help alleviate the suffering experienced by so many refugees,” said Sharif Aly, CEO of Islamic Relief USA. “The Agency has done invaluable work ensuring that the 526,000 Palestine refugee children remain in school, health services serving three million refugees remain open and that close to two million refugees in Gaza, and Syria receive food assistance. Nonetheless, there remains a great need for humanitarian assistance and financial resources. The world community has a responsibility to help provide access to essential services to some of the world’s most vulnerable and at-risk populations.”

“At this time of dramatic crisis for Palestine refugees, we are incredibly grateful for this continued partnership with Islamic Relief USA for the children and families of Gaza,” said UNRWA Commissioner General Pierre Krähenbühl. “This partnership with Islamic Relief began in 2009 and the longevity of their assistance is a testament to the effectiveness of the services we continue to deliver every day to a population that is a dire need.”

The generous contribution from IR USA will assist UNRWA in its efforts to help vulnerable children and families in Gaza to meet their basic needs.”


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