A coalition of humanitarian groups have called on the Trump administration to rescind a months-long suspension of aid to northern areas of Yemen, warning that unless it is done immediately it will cause further suffering and claim innocent lives. In a letter sent to the US Agency for International Development[…]
Despite the restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, South African relief aid agencies are doing what they can to reach out to Lebanon and assist with the humanitarian catastrophe on the ground. Beirut has been devastated by a cataclysmic explosion at its harbour, that ripped through the city. Officials said[…]
KZN based Muslim businessmen, professionals, donors and other humanitarians have joined together to create Muslims For Humanity, an initiative that will support and assist NGOs to reach as many needy people as possible. According to Muslims For Humanity interim coordinator and Willowton Group CEO, Mahomed Zubeir Moosa, Muslims For Humanity[…]
By Yaseen Kippie The Al-Imdaad Foundation has been given permission to construct ten thousand homes for displaced Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh by the country’s authorities. Qari Ziyaad Patel, a trustee of Al-Imdaad, visited the Bangladeshi regions which saw over 600 thousand Rohingyans flee their homes in Rakhine State, Myanmar. He[…]
Not entirely satisfied with tackling the gravity of the human impact of last week’s disastrous fires in Knysna, the Gift of the Givers (GOTG) will now work towards rehabilitating the Cape Bee. The massive fires in the Southern Cape wrecked claimed the lives of seven people, and destroyed homes, businesses,[…]
As the Gaza Strip marked the ten-year anniversary of Israel’s siege of the small Palestinian enclave on Thursday, the humanitarian situation has continued to alarm rights groups, which have denounced the “inhuman conditions unparalleled in the modern world.” Gaza, which has often been compared to an “open air prison” for[…]
With over 16 years of professional, passionate and entertaining radio experience, legendary veteran radio personality, Ebrahim Gangat, has joined Salaamedia . Gangat, an icon in his own right, has been a main anchor in Islamic radio. His radio career has centered around prime time breakfast shows on two major Islamic stations[…]
“This Ramadan will stay with me for a very long time. It was starkly different and at most times, intensely emotional. Every day was a reminder to me about the plight of the less fortunate in our community.” Those were the words of Islamic Relief South Africa (IRSA) ambassador, Irafaan[…]
With four out of 10 households in Cape Town’s poor areas without food at least once a week, it’s almost certain that Ramadan will be an added burden for Muslim families this year. The ever-increasing cost of food means that impoverished Muslims will have less to break their fast, only[…]
The United Nations launched an appeal for almost $275m to aid 7.5 million people in Yemen over the next three months, as fighting intensifies in the south and air strikes continue in 18 of the country’s 22 provinces. About 150,000 people have been displaced, 50 percent more than the previous[…]
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