27 Killed in Landslides, Flooding in Kerala
INDIA, 20 October 2021 - At least 27 people were killed and three missing in flooding and landslides after heavy rains lashed the coastal Indian state of Kerala. Around 8,906 people from 2,429 affected families had to evacuate in 235 relief camps provided by local authorities. Rescue efforts have continued with the Indian army, navy, [...]
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Islamic Relief Helps People Affected in Pakistan Earthquake
PAKISTAN, 20 October 2021 - Islamic Relief Pakistan has distributed 300 tents and mats, 600 tarpaulins, mattresses, and quilts to help those affected by an earthquake in the Harnai area on October 12. Eight staff have been deployed to start the rapid needs assessment in Balochistan. The death toll on an earthquake in Pakistan has [...]
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Drought Puts Kenyans at Risk of Starvation
KENYA, September 20, 2021 - An estimated 2.1 Kenyans are in Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) level 3 due to drought conditions that have been worsening. The figure shows a 70 percent increase since early February 2021. Malnutrition rates were also reported high. Around 70 percent of water pans in Kenya have dried up [...]
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Humanitarian Crisis Worsens in South Sudan
SOUTH SUDAN, September 17, 2021 – According to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA), at least 380,000 people have been affected by flooding in Jonglei, Unity, Northern Bahr El Ghazal, and Warrap. In Warrap, there is an outbreak of measles, Rubella virus, and hepatitis E meanwhile, the number of COVID-19 [...]
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Afghanistan Needs Support from Others
AFGHANISTAN, September 14, 2021 – According to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Afghanistan is facing catastrophic deterioration and financial crisis since the government was taken over. The increasing of food prices, activities disruption in the economic and essential service sectors, and the threat of COVID-19 have led to the food insecurity issue and affect the [...]
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Islamic Relief Distribute Non-Food Items Assistance To Those Affected Flood In Sudan
SUDAN, 7 September 2021 – Over 88,000 people affected by heavy rains and flash floods in Sudan. Aj Jazirah, South and west Darfur and Gedaref are the most affected areas. As of 1st September, about 4,800 houses were destroyed and 12,780 house were damaged. Most of those affected were forced to stay with their relatives [...]
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