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Greece and Mediterranean Refugee Crisis

  • Imran Madden, Head of Humanitarian Department, available for interview after a week in Greece coordinating our response
  • Islamic Relief efforts gearing up in Italy as Greek operation continues
  • Islamic Relief urges coordinated EU action as member states meet on September 24

The Head of Islamic Relief’s Humanitarian Department has expressed his ‘huge relief’ following the evacuation of 25,000 refugees to the Greek mainland from appalling conditions on the island of Lesvos, but called for concerted action by the European Union and member states to tackle the continuing Mediterranean refugee crisis.

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Greece and Med Refugee Crisis

Celebrating The Day of The African Child

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Islamic Relief calls for access to Syria’s Yarmouk camp

Islamic Relief calls for access to Syria’s Yarmouk camp

 

20 January 2014,Islamic Relief calls for access to Syria’s Yarmouk camp

 

Celebrating 30 years of aid delivery

A Birmingham charity has marked 30 years of providing international aid.

Islamic Relief was set up in 1984 by a group of student doctors in the city and now receives millions of pounds in donations.

International Development Secretary Justine Greening visited the charity and praised its work to mark its anniversary on Thursday.

Those she met included Jehangir Malik, Islamic Relief’s UK director, and trekking fundraiser Madiha Shah.

1984-2014: Celebrating 30 years of aid delivery