Our relief efforts continue in Kerala, India, following the devastating monsoon of 2018 and subsequent flooding again this year. With communities using the water, sanitation and hygiene facilities we installed in response to the 2018 floods, Islamic Relief installs water purification plants for thousands of people in relief camps and hospitals. We also empower over 4,000 people to earn a living through small enterprises such as fishing and farming poultry and coconuts.
Our flood relief efforts also extend to Sudan’s White Nile state, where we distribute emergency survival items to 10,000 people, and Mali where we ensure 1,200 families have food after crops, livestock and food stores were wiped out.
Our largest annual food distribution takes place in 34 countries.
Over three million people who can only rarely eat meat are able to enjoy qurbani meat on Eid al-Adha.
Displaced families from Myanmar receive much-needed protein in Bangladesh, complementing the World Food Program parcels they rely on. In Niger an innovative microfinance scheme supports poor farmers to purchase and rear animals to sell for a profit during qurbani season.