SPANA launches appeal to protect working animals from road traffic accidents

GLOBAL animal charity SPANA (The Society for the Protection of Animals Abroad) has launched a new appeal highlighting the devastating impact of road traffic accidents on working animals.   Road traffic accidents involving working animals are all too common in the low-income countries where SPANA works – and very few animals survive. Those who do are often left with […]

Islamic Relief staff preparing Qurban for sacrifice on Eid al Adha CategoriesNEWS

Islamic Relief’s Qurban program provided food to over 2 million people for Eid Al Adha 2024

p {padding-top: 0 !important} During Eid Al-Adha, Islamic Relief’s annual Qurban distributions provided food to more than 2 million people. These include many people affected by the world’s worst hunger crises and are on the verge of famine.    Eid al-Adha involves the tradition of Qurban. An act of worship where Muslims perform a sacrificial slaughter […]

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Islamic Relief responds as floods devastate northeast Bangladesh

Islamic Relief is stepping up emergency aid in Bangladesh. Severe flooding has submerged entire communities in the northeast, leaving many families homeless and destitute. Islamic Relief staff report children and elderly people are now stranded in the open air under pouring rain.  Three days of extremely heavy rain and flash floods have affected around 1.6 […]

10 year old climbs 3 peaks in 3 weeks for military charity

A 10-year-old boy from Shropshire is climbing all three of the highest mountain peaks in the UK to raise money for the military children’s charity, Little Troopers. Alex Billows is taking on the three peaks challenge over three consecutive weekends and has already summited Ben Nevis in just 5 hours and 22 minutes and Scafell […]

Communities in Sudan faces looming famine as severe hunger rises due to the ongoing conflict CategoriesNEWS

Sudan: New Report Warns Millions Have Moved Closer to Famine

The international community must urgently prioritise the crisis in Sudan and step up efforts to prevent famine there, Islamic Relief says. A new IPC* report published today shows record levels of hunger and imminent mass starvation in the next 3 months. More than 25 million people – over half the country’s population – are now facing severe […]