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Thousands Await Aid As Quake Hits Indonesian Island (Help Now)

Thousands Await Aid As Quake Hits Indonesian Island (Help Now)

Thousands of people have been displaced after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck the Indonesian islandof Lombok and nearby Bali on Sunday, August 5. Huge damage At least 90 people have been killed in the tremor, which damaged buildings and triggered a brief tsunami warning. The Indonesian National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) said survivors of the powerful …


#SaveGhouta: Help the Helpless

More than 640 people have been killed since 18 February, more than 150 of them children, AFP news agency reports. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a UK-based monitoring group, says fighting on the ground intensified there on Saturday. Some 393,000 people are trapped in the Eastern Ghouta, which has been besieged by the government …

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Winter Appeal: A Struggle for Survival

Sevenyears on and still millions of Syrians need your support. International and Muslim relief organizations again this year are requesting your support to help our brothers and sister in Syria overcome another harsh winter. Millions of men, women, boys and girls are internally displaced, many without adequate clothing and have to stay in make-shift shelters, …

Health Risks Grow for Rohingya in Bangladesh's Camps - About Islam

Health Risks Grow for Rohingya in Bangladesh's Camps

Concerns are growing over a possible outbreak of disease in crowded Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh. “There is a high risk of a public health event, not just cholera and acute watery diarrhea,” said Naim Talukder of the group Action Against Hunger, who is coordinating the efforts of 31 groups and agencies to manage water, …


Iran-Iraq Earthquake: Desperate Search for Survivors

A powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake rocked the northern border region between Iran andIraq earlier this week, killing more than 500 people and injuring thousands more. Over 500 have already died with the figure rising. Over 6,000 injured and maimed. 70,000 made homeless and in need of shelter and aid. Rescuers battle to find survivors trapped under …

Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Muslims Appeal For Help After Deadly Flooding

Muslim-majority Sierra Leone has been hit bydeadly floods and mudslides that killed hundreds. Hundreds feared dead, thousands still missing and many more have been left homeless due to the mudslide that washed away dozens ofhouses near the capital, Freetown, on Monday, 14 August Sierra Leone’s president has appealed for urgent help to support the thousands …


Remembering the Hungry in Ramadan (Help Now)

As Muslims around the globe observe Ramadan, hundreds of thousands of families in the Horn of Africa face a growing risk of mass deaths from starvation due to a disastrous combination of droughts, and entrenched conflict. While families share Ramadan blessings with their loved ones, millions continue to live in the region in unbearable circumstances; …

Famine Threatens Millions in Drought-Hit Somalia (Help Now) - About Islam

Famine Threatens Millions in Drought-Hit Somalia (Help Now)

As a severe drought deepens in Somalia, millions of people are left at the risk of famine in the war-torn country. Somali authorities declaredthat at least 110 people have died of hunger over a two-day span in one region because of the drought. Humanitarian agencies reports have also alluded to the worrying similarities, especially the …


Prominent Muslim Figures Launch Fundraising Event for Aleppo (Join)

In Aleppo, thousands of families are buried along with their dreams. There is a haunting aura of doom, destruction, and carnage. “Where are you?!” scream out the powerless victims of atrocity and genocide. Where is the help indeed? AlMaghrib Institute in conjunction with Islamic Relief, is hosting Emergency Appeal for Aleppo. Join Waleed Basyouni, Yasir …

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