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27 Jun 2016 description

Joint NGO statement ahead of the European Council of 28-29 June 2016 NGOs strongly condemn new EU policies to contain migration

At the upcoming European Council, European Union (EU) leaders will discuss the European Commission’s Communication on a new Partnership Framework with third countries. The Communication proposes an approach which aims to leverage existing EU and Member States' external cooperation instruments and tools in order to stem migration to Europe.

29 Dec 2015 description
report Islamic Relief

As night-time temperatures in Macedonia start to fall, Islamic Relief has been distributing items to refugees.

Islamic Relief launched its Mediterranean Refugee Crisis appeal in August. The complex crisis in Syria means refugees are fleeing their home country to find safety. Many have undertaken perilous journeys in an attempt to find safety in Europe, with more than one million arriving in Europe in 2015.

08 Oct 2015 description
report Islamic Relief

Thousands of refugees have fled to Europe in search of safety. Alhamdulillah Islamic Relief has been on the ground across Europe to assist those arriving with almost nothing. Support our appeal today.

In their search for safety, some people are forced to make difficult decisions to attempt to reach EU member states. With very few legal and safe routes overland, many thousands of refugees are embarking on perilous sea journeys. Often making the trip toward Europe on flimsy and crowded dinghies, they are risking – and losing – their lives in the attempt.

19 Sep 2001 description
report Islamic Relief

Effective 10 September 2001, Islamic Relief has undertaken urgent steps to directly provide assistance to ease the plight of over 3000 Refugees (600-families), arrived from Macedonia into Kosovo. Refugees concentrated within the Kosovan districts of Prishtina, Frezay and Prizerin will receive food and non-food items.