Updates

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

October 16, 2020

More than 80% of Gaza’s population live below the poverty line, and many families struggle to afford basic commodities including food and water. The 13-year siege on the Gaza Strip has devastated the economy, it has caused the near collapse…

Mental Health Under Siege

October 10, 2020

Today marks World Mental Health Day. This day was created to recognise the importance of mental health and to advocate for better mental health for everyone. The people of the Gaza Strip already face immense mental pressures, with a tragic…

What Charity Means in Gaza

September 5, 2020

The situation in Gaza is often poorly understood by people. It is a humanitarian crisis that is entirely man made. The siege and ongoing violence subjected on the people of Gaza have not only caused economic and social degradation for…

iF Charity - Palestinian Boy - Child in a refugee tent

Gaza is still under siege…

August 17, 2020

The humanitarian crisis in Gaza is ongoing and is unlikely to improve without serious international intervention and steps to end the siege. In 2012 the UN declared that Gaza would be ‘unliveable’ by 2020 if changes were not made to…

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…