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PLEASE NOTE: Donations made to IRUSA’s Middle East fund may serve urgent or long-term programs across the Middle East, including North Africa.

Today We Focus on The Middle East

IRUSA’s dedication to serving people in the Middle East remains a priority. Women’s empowerment programs in places like Palestine and Lebanon, for instance, include vocational training and business development–resources that help support women and girls as they carve out paths to a brighter future. For hundreds of thousands of refugees who are working to rebuild their lives, IRUSA walks side-by-side with them in their journey by helping to ensure food and shelter is never a concern again. Our medical aid projects provide access to physicians in hard-to-reach areas with mobile clinics that show the true value of preventative and emergency care.  Your contributions are welcomed, appreciated and most of all deeply needed. Donate now.

Syrian Communities Crushed by Floods

Heavy rains and flash flooding have affected at least 41,200 people in northern Syria.

Many of the affected families were living in makeshift camps as a result of the ongoing crisis in the area. In one of the assessed camps, 90% of the population is only eating one meal or less per day. Left with nothing, they have little protection from the freezing winter conditions.

Islamic Relief is sending urgent aid to families in need–but we can only do so through your continued support. Please donate.

Focus on the Middle East, Focus on Women

Women are often the most affected by crises around the world, forcing them to take on roles and responsibilities that they never imagined. In the Middle East, prolonged conflict and natural disasters have destroyed the communities and economies that once thrived. Now millions are displaced from what was once “home” and have become refugees. Many women have lost husbands and children. They are thrown into the chaos, not knowing what will happen next in their life. For many women, earning a livelihood has now become a need. And for many girls, going to school has become a wish.

By implementing many programs, such as emergency food projects, water system development, and livelihood training for vulnerable women, IRUSA is helping the Middle East to keep moving forward. And right now, in emergency zones like Syria and Yemen, the dedication of donors is providing urgent medical aid, food supplies, shelter and more to those in need. It’s only through your compassion and your continued support that our brothers and sisters throughout the region know that they are not alone.

A vision for a better world must include a better life for our sisters and brothers in need across the Middle East. Thank you for being there for them during their most difficult times, and for continuing to work with us to make this vision a reality.

Our reach across the Middle East, 2017-2019


2,244,000+ PEOPLE SERVED

IRUSA helps millions across the world



Islamic Relief has been working in Iraq since 1997. Find out more about our programs and projects.


Islamic Relief began working in Jordan in 1997. Check out more about the lives we’re changing.


Islamic Relief began working in Lebanon during a crisis in 2006, and we’re still there creating positive change.


Islamic Relief has been working for Palestinians in need since 1994.


From urgent aid to programs for psychosocial needs, education, and more, IR has been there for Syrians in need.


Political instability that began in 2011 strained Tunisia’s economy, and we’re there to lend a helping hand.


From providing emergency aid to helping refugees, Islamic Relief donors serve those in need across Turkey.


Since conflict erupted in 2014, millions of people have relied on aid to survive. IRUSA is a leading responder.

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