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Past Emergencies

Oklahoma Tornado Humanitarian Relief

Past Emergency: Oklahoma Tornado Emergency Relief

You helped Islamic Relief USA provide emergency relief for our neighbors in Oklahoma. …

Palestine Emergency webpage

Past Emergency: Palestine Emergency Aid

Islamic Relief USA helped provide emergency supplies for Palestinians in need. …

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Past Emergency: Iran Humanitarian Relief 2012

On Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, Iran was hit by two earthquakes in its East Azerbaijan province: The first, a magnitude 6.4, struck the city of …

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Past Emergency: West Africa Crisis

Drought hit parts of West Africa. Your donations helped support urgent relief efforts there. …

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Past Emergency: Afghanistan Winter Relief 2012

Harsh weather conditions made surviving the winter of 2011/2012 extremely difficult for many in Afghanistan. Islamic Relief helped bring warmth those in need. …

Turkey Disaster Relief

Past Emergency: Turkey Disaster Relief 2011

Turkey was struck by two powerful earthquakes within a two-week time span between October and November 2011. The generosity of Islamic Relief donors helped bring …

Pakistan Flood Relief 2011

Past Emergency: Pakistan 2011 Flood Emergency

In 2011, floods swept through Pakistan, decimating entire communities; spreading water-borne diseases and leaving many without a place to go. Islamic Relief donors helped provide …

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Past Emergency: East Africa Crisis

IR donors helped millions of people affected by the worst drought to hit East Africa in 60 years. …

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Past Emergency: Yemen Humanitarian Relief 2011

Recent political unrest in Yemen has turned many areas in the country into war zones. Clashes between civilian protesters calling for governmental change and security …

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Past Emergency: Syria Humanitarian Relief in Lebanon

In March 2011, Syrians took to the streets demanding the resignation of President Bashar al-Assad. Subsequent clashes broke out between protesters and security forces, resulting …

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Past Emergency: Libya Humanitarian Relief 2011

Political turmoil forced hundreds of thousands to flee violence in Libya to neighboring countries in 2011. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) called the collective …

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Past Emergency: Alabama Disaster Relief 2011

On April 27, 2011, hundreds of tornadoes ripped through six southern U.S. states—claiming the lives of more than 342 people. One of the hardest hit …

Japan Disaster Relief

Past Emergency: Japan Disaster Relief 2011

In March 2011, Japan was struck by the most powerful earthquake to hit the nation in recorded history. A massive tsunami followed, causing even more …

Egypt Appeal

Past Emergency: Egypt Appeal 2011

From January to February in 2011, Egyptians took to the streets to protest ever-increasing unemployment, food prices, poverty and grievances with the government. The country …

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Past Emergency: Pakistan 2010 Flood Emergency

In 2010, floods swept through Pakistan, decimating entire communities; spreading water-borne diseases and leaving many without a place to go. …

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Past Emergency: Haiti Earthquake 2010

In January 2010, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti—already one of the poorest nations in the world—decimating the country and leaving many of its 9.7 …

Pacific Emergencies

Past Emergency: Pacific Earthquake and Tsunami 2004, 2006

In 2009, earthquakes and subsequent tsunamis devastated areas of the Pacific Rim …

Pakistan

Past Emergency: Pakistan Earthquake 2008

In 2008, an earthquake shook Pakistan, leaving thousands dead and many more homeless. …

China Earthquake Emergency

Past Emergency: China Earthquake 2008

A devastating magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit China on May 12, 2008, affecting the lives of more than 14 million people across the country. Thousands of …

Palestine Humanitarian Crisis

Past Emergency: Palestine Humanitarian Crisis 2008

Gaza continues to suffer from food shortages, economic instability, poverty, joblessness and political violence that have left the majority of the population dependent upon foreign …

Cyclone Sidr in Bangladesh

Past Emergency: Cyclone Sidr in Bangladesh 2007

Cyclone Sidr, called “the deadliest storm to hit the country in over a decade,” devastated the south western coastal belt of Bangladesh, claiming over 3,300 …

Hurricane Katrina

Past Emergency: Hurricane Katrina 2005

Hurricane Katrina rocked the Gulf Coast in August 2005, affecting some 15 million people. More than 1,800 people were killed—making the hurricane the third deadliest …

India Emergencies

Past Emergency: India Tsunamis and Monsoons 2004, 2010

India has been hit by several natural disasters—such as tsunamis and monsoons—during the past decade. In 2004, a tsunami in the Indian Ocean tsunami left …