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Where Do Most Refugees Come From?

Globally, the forcibly displaced population increased in 2017 by 2.9 million. By the end of the year, 68.5 million individuals were forcibly displaced worldwide as a result of persecution, conflict, or generalized violence. 68% of refugees come from five countries Altogether, more than two-thirds (68 per cent) of all refugees worldwide came from just five countries: …

Feed the hungry

Faith Organizations Unite to Feed the Hungry in Canada

Canadian Muslims feed the Hungry in the Annual Food Drive. Members of multiple faith communities are working together to support Winnipeg Harvest and local food banks this summer. Hundreds of  Muslims joined to  fight hunger  with a community food drive. The event is expected to leverage about 68,000 kilograms of food for Winnipeg Harvest through matching donations. …

Here's How Ali Banat’s Charity is Changing the Lives of People

Here's How Ali Banat’s Charity Is Changing Lives of People

“Every time you give up something for the sake of your creator he will keep replacing it with something better” – Ali Bannat.  Ali Banat, a super wealthy, successful businessman- turned philanthropist, passed away on May 29th, 2018. His charity, Muslims Around the World (MATW) helped many people in countries like Togo, Lebanon, Ghana and Burkina Faso. MATW …

Muslims Extend Hands this Ramadan to Provide Water for Gaza

Muslims Extend Hands to Provide Clean Water for Gaza

This Ramadan,  Muslim groups are raising funds to help provide safe drinking water for thousands of people in Gaza which has been under blockade for more than a decade. Ilmfeed and  British charity, Muslim Aid are raising funds in order to provide 51 solar-powered water purification stations across Gaza. 96% of water in Gaza is unsafe to …

Thai Muslim Charity Draws a Smile on Orphans' Faces

Thai Muslim Charity Draws a Smile on Orphans' Faces

A Thai Muslim charity is seeking donations to make new dresses for orphans and poor children. The dresses will be distributed before the start of Eid al-Fitr, that marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, which starts this month. The Education and Human Resources Foundation plans to distribute the dresses to 3,000 orphans and under-privileged …

US Muslims Help Pack Million Meals in South Florida

Muslim Families Help Pack Million Meals in South Florida

MWOSFL (The Muslim Women’s Organization of South Florida ) families participated in the 5th Annual Million Meal Pack sponsored by the AARP Foundation and Miami Dolphins on Sunday, April 29, 2018. Over 40 adults, teens and kids from MWOSFL joined over 4,000 volunteers to pack a million meals for area senior citizens. Participants packed 1,017,504 meals …

Rohingya children

Rohingya Children: Trapped in Limbo, Deprived of their Basic Rights

Earlier this week, UNICEF called for urgent efforts for nearly 720,000 Rohingya children in Bangladesh and Myanmar who are vulnerable to violence and outbreak of diseases. “Some 720,000 Rohingya children are essentially trapped – either hemmed in by violence and forced displacement inside Myanmar or stranded in overcrowded camps in Bangladesh because they can’t return …

Syrian Children Live Endless Nightmare in Eastern Ghouta

Children in Ghouta Living an Endless Nightmare

At least 260 people were killed and 500 injured in the rebel held-enclave of Eastern Ghouta between Monday and Tuesday evening, the Syrian American Medical Society, SAMS, said on Wednesday. The Damascus Media Center monitoring group said another 45 deaths had been reported in Eastern Ghouta on Wednesday. The intensified bombardment in recent weeks of Eastern Ghouta, …

Thousands Flee Amid Fresh Violence in Yemen

Thousands Flee Amid Fresh Violence in Yemen

Fresh fighting across Yemen continues to drive people from their homes, worsening what is already described as the world’s largest humanitarian crisis and stretching depleted resources, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency said. More than 22 million people are in need and over 85,000 displaced as a result of the ongoing conflict, as well as a collapsing …

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