Tag: HUMANITARIAN

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Turkey Ranked Second in the World for Most Humanitarian Aid

The Global Humanitarian Assistance Report 2017 reveals that, as well as being the provider of the second largest amount of humanitarian assistance, Turkey provides the most humanitarian assistance as percentage of gross national income...

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“Muslims charities have been aiding since 3am” – Grenfell fire response

Since the tragic event at the Grenfell tower – in North Kensington, West London – began to unfold, volunteers across many Muslim charities began scrambling to help those in need. According to reports from the volunteers involved in this cause, there were volunteers distributing crates of water to the victims

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Virtual Reality Refugees

Meet the man bringing the issue of immigration detention centres in the UK to the world’s attention through virtual reality film. On a microscopic level, I introduce Darren Emerson, the innovative Director, filmmaker and founder of VR city who simulated a 360° virtual reality film depicting life in the UK immigrant

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#AleppoIsDying – “What Use is Protesting?”

I have seen many comments and messages from people questioning the point of petitions, demonstrations, lobbying campaigns and even prayer to try and stop the ongoing genocide in Aleppo. People are frustrated and feel they must do something. Others question the usefulness but do not offer alternative solutions. There are

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Calamities are the time for Qunūt

During atrocities and calamities, we need to engage in Qunūt (collectively supplicating to Allah subḥānahu wa ta'āla).

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#AleppoIsDying but her people are victorious

Never in the history of war has the world been able to follow, up close and personal, the lives and the news of people who have suffered during a brutal war.  However, we have watched and read in disbelief as the people have sent their ‘final’ messages from besieged eastern Aleppo.  Whose

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Abdul Sattar Edhi Returns to His Lord

https://youtu.be/f6ViPT7mNpM The Messenger of Allah (sallAllahu 'alayhi wasallam) famously said, "The best of people are the most beneficial to people." The ummah and the world at large today has lost one of its most beneficial and influential people, as Abdul Sattar Edhi (rahimahullah) passed away at the age of 88. We

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Help those affected by the floods

All praise be to Allāh and may peace and blessings be on His messenger (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam). We have recently seen the disastrous and devastating flooding in the north of England, with its people braced for further deluges and devastation. Flood warnings remain in place, many of which

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Now it’s Syria’s turn for help

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