Islamic Relief Worldwide

ECOSOC Status: Special Consultative
Type: NGO working on Drugs
Address: Islamic Relief International Head Office
19a Rea Street South
Digbeth Birmingham
B5 6LB
Country: United Kingdom
Region: Europe
UN Languages: English, French, Arabic
Other languages:
  • HIV/Aids
  • Prevention
  • Rehabilitation
  • Drug Treatment
  • Sustainable Livelihood / Alternative Development

  • Other:'health, Water & Sanitation, Education, Emergency Relief, sustainable Livelihood, Orphans&Child welfare,Conflict Prevention and Peace Building,Disaster Prevention and preparedness'
Short description:
Islamic Relief (IR) is an international relief and development charity, which aims to alleviate the suffering of the worlds poorest people. It is an independent Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) founded in the UK in 1984 by Dr Hany El Banna.
As well as responding to disasters and emergencies, Islamic Relief promotes sustainable economic and social development by working with local communities.
Islamic Relief works in four main sectors: Emergency Relief, Development, Orphans, War.
Islamic Relief is dedicated to alleviating the poverty and suffering of the world’s poorest people.
Relief and development within 24 countries: - Afghanistan, Albania, Bangladesh, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Chad, China, Egypt, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Kosova, Lebanon, Malawi, Mali, Niger, occupied Palestinian territories, Pakistan, Russian Federation, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan and Yemen.
Major responses attended to include: South Esat Asian Tsunami, Pakistan Earthquake, Iraq and Gaza
Other offices:
Region Countries Website Email
Southern and Eastern Asia Afghanistan
AFRICA South Africa
AFRICA Mauritius
AMERICAS United States of America
ASIA Myanmar (use new code MYA)
EUROPE Belgium
EUROPE Netherlands
EUROPE Switzerland
EUROPE Germany