The Muslim Charities Forum (MCF) estimates that each year in Britain during Ramadan, Muslims give an estimated £100million to charities
Imran Madden is the Director of Islamic Relief UK. He has spent two decades working across the humanitarian and education sector. He started his career in banking and insurance before joining Muslim Aid in 1990. In 1994 he moved to Islamic Relief working in Sudan as a Programme Manager of a community and training centre. Imran also worked for Islamic Relief in the UK as Emergencies Manager and ran the UK office during 2000-2002.
I urge all concerned people to write to your MP and ask for the conflict in Yemen to ensure that the UK government is doing all it can to bring a peaceful end to this horrific crisis
27/12/2017 08:58 GMT
You can see that the refugees are self-sufficient and stoic, and that they are determined to help themselves. While this independent spirit is essential in the chaos of the first few days, it will be down to NGOs like Islamic Relief, for the most part, to provide them with improved shelter units, water, sanitation and food.
26/09/2017 18:45 BST
Images of thousands of refugees fleeing Myanmar have quite rightly focused global attention on the human tragedy of displacement and the search for safety. However, there is another story here, namely the scramble to deliver aid to over 400,000 refugees - the population of a small city.
17/09/2017 22:39 BST
At the point where so many seek a new life, for too many it marks the end of theirs - surely a toll too high to pay.
15/09/2017 11:25 BST
They deserve a better future wherever they are in exile and more importantly, prospects for a more peaceful future in their homeland. The international community must keep up the momentum after this conference and do everything they can to pursue a lasting political solution.
05/02/2016 13:30 GMT
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