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How You Made Eid Better for Gaza

July 16, 2020

Gaza has been under siege for over 13 years, The siege has had a detrimental impact on the economy, on social life and on the well being of its population. The siege has damaged the infrastructure of Gaza in terms…

Dhul Hijjah: The Most Rewarding Days

July 16, 2020

The Prophet [pbuh] said: “The best days in this worldly life are the first ten days of Dhul-Hijjah.” Dhul Hijjah is the final month of the Islamic Lunar Calendar and is also the month in which pilgrims perform Hajj, Muslims…

Remembering the 2014 Assault on Gaza

July 8, 2020

This week marks the 6th anniversary of the 50 day assault on the Gaza Strip in 2014. The assault led to the deaths of over 2300 people, 490 of them children. Over 20,000 homes are reported to have been destroyed…

Children in Gaza Smiling

Refugee Week 2020: Recognising the Humanity of Refugees

June 17, 2020

According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) there are an estimated 70.8 millions people in the world experiencing forced displacement. This is the highest level of forced displacement since World War II. Millions have experienced the trauma…

Uninhabitable: how the siege on Gaza is devastating lives

June 12, 2020

The 13-year siege on the Gaza Strip has devastated the economy, it has caused the near collapse of the health sector and forced Palestinians into a life of poverty and deprivation. Eight years ago, the UN reported that by this…

Commemorating the Naksa

June 5, 2020

The 5th of June is marked as ‘Naksa Day’. In 1967, after the conclusion of the Third Israeli-Arab War, Israel began its miliary occupation of the Gaza Strip and West Bank and expelled over 300,000 Palestinians. Although Gaza has been…

iF Charity - Palestinian Children at school

International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression

June 4, 2020

“Millions of children are caught up in conflicts in which they are not merely bystanders, but targets.” Graça Machel, Expert of the Secretary-General International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression came in to being in response to the Israeli invasion…

Eid Mubarak from all of us at IF Charity!

May 24, 2020

We would like to thank all our donors for the generosity that they have shown to the people of Gaza throughout the holy month of Ramadan. Alhamdullilah, thanks to your support, we have been able to deliver vital aid to…

iF Charity - COVID-19 Gaza - Distributing Aid

Coronavirus in an ‘open air prison’

April 28, 2020

Gaza has been described as an ‘open air prison’ in terms of the brutal siege is has been under since 2007. The siege alongside three mass bombardments and ongoing violence has caused the stagnation of Gaza’s economy, stunted the health sector and decimated its…

iF Charity - Palestinian Girl during an optician medical checkup

How will Gaza’s Health Sector Cope with COVID-19?

April 28, 2020

The Covid-19 Global Pandemic has highlighted the shortcomings of health sectors when managing an emergency situation of this capacity. The lack of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is dangerous for those on the frontlines and many doctors have likened the situation to being ‘at…