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Umrah for Orphans Live Appeal

Tune in for our live Islam Channel television appeal tonight, May 21st 2019, from 9pm and help send even more Palestinian orphans on Umrah. It’s on Sky 727, Virgin Media 838, Freeview 264, Freesat 693 or watch online at www.islamchannel.tv Umrah for Orphans is a pioneering programme set up by Islamic Help as part of […]
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Ramadan 2019 Basics

What is Ramadan? Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. The Islamic calendar operates on a lunar cycle, meaning that the beginning of a month is determined by the new moon. Therefore, the calendar rotates approximately 11 days each year – meaning Ramadan will not occur at the same time every year. Ramadan […]
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The Blessed Month of Ramadan Awaits

The beautiful and blessed month of Ramadan is nearly upon us, and it’s important that we prepare for such a precious time given the rewards and blessings that it contains. No one knows when they will draw their last breath, so we should thank the Almighty for giving us the privilege of being able to […]
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The Rohingya Crisis Explained: A Brief Guide

The Rohingya are one of the most vulnerable groups of people in the world today. Having experienced organised discrimination, conflict and exclusion, the Rohingya have spent years with no choice but to flee their homes, hoping to find a safe place to stay. The first step towards change – and a brighter future – is […]
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Yemen Crisis Appeal

Since its unification in 1990, Yemen has been plagued by conflict, unrest and a poor economy that has put a huge strain on the country. Over the past few years, the combination of these issues has caused the country’s problems to escalate even further, causing ongoing concern for the residents of Yemen. The situation in Yemen […]
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Yemen Crisis Timeline

Yemen’s history is plagued with both civil and international conflict; from its origins to its more recent battles, the country’s civil concerns and issues have culminated in hundreds of thousands of deaths – mostly including innocent civilians. The continual conflict has destroyed the country’s infrastructure, with some families having known only poverty for their entire […]
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Providing Education for Syrian Refugee Children

The impact of the Syrian civil war has been especially acute on children. Not only have many become refugees and been forced to leave the country of their birth but countless others have been orphaned and suffered emotional and physical trauma. There are an estimated 1.5 million school-aged Syrian refugee children living in Turkey, Jordan, […]
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What You Need to Know About the Syria Crisis

The Civilians of Syria The civilians who are caught up in the crossfire simply want to ensure the safety of their families and the wellbeing of their children. Unfortunately, as the fighting spreads, families have been forced to flee their homes in fear, faced with the unthinkable possibility of losing their loved ones as well […]
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Too Close to Home

Too Close to Home? When you think of charity appeals and campaigns, the chances are that emergency disaster relief or food and water appeals for people in need across the world will initially come to mind. While appeals like these are a big part of what we do, here at Islamic Help, we are committed […]
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Sponsor a Child this Universal Children’s Day

The next generation is the future of both our communities and the world as a whole. One day, these innocent young faces will be the decision-makers of the world, the people with the power to decide their own future. For now, though, it is our duty to provide the support, assistance and care that they […]
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