Syria is Still Under Attack
Idleb, July 7th, 2021- At least 31 people have died since early June due to attacks that targeted civilian infrastructure in southern Idlib, including a hospital, displacement camp school, and a civil defence headquarters. On June 23rd, artillery attacks were targeted many towns in Idleb and western Aleppo. One of the places targeted is Jabal [...]
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Thousands killed in Ethiopia’s Tigray conflict
Ethiopia, June 4, 2021 – More than five million Ethiopians are now reported to be facing starvation, more than two million are displaced and tens of thousands have been forced to flee to Sudan following the humanitarian crisis in Tigray province since November last year. To date, the nearly seven-month conflict has claimed thousands of [...]
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A Fire Broke Out in Balukhali Refugee Camp, Cox’s Bazar
DHAKA, 25 March 2021 - A total of 9,176 houses were destroyed involving more than 87,855 people in a fire that broke out at Balukhali refugee camp, Cox’s Bazar Bangladesh, on March 22. Currently, most of the refugees are relocated at nearby refugee camps, friends and relatives’ home, learning centres and United Nations High Commission [...]
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Building sustainable livelihoods in northern Syria through livestock and agricultural support

Ten years on from the start of the crisis in Syria, Islamic Relief has been helping thousands of families uprooted from their homes to earn a living once more. Abu Ziyad lost his son when his village was bombed and now cares for his orphaned grandchildren alone. Since fleeing their home, the family have fled […]

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“We have fled again and again but we still live in fear”: a mother’s desperate search for safety in Syria

Umm Ibrahim is a widowed woman raising her children in one of hundreds of camps scattered across northern Syria. Umm Ibrahim’s 3 children each have mental health issues. “My daughter Jamila experiences periods of mania, which affects her sleep and causes her to cry out. My daughter Wafa struggles with obsessive behaviour, and my son, […]

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“A day feels like a year”: Fatima faces dire conditions in Ali camp in northern Syria

Fatima lives with her children in Ali camp, in northern Syria. She lost everything when her village was bombed during the airstrikes. Fleeing to a nearby olive grove, the family hid, surviving by lying down on the ground. “Our big, beautiful house was turned into rubble,” she recalls. “We heard the planes coming. Even now, […]

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