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Al-Ihsan foundation: Syrian Refugee Appeal

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The ongoing conflict in Syria has caused one of the largest humanitarian crises in the last few centuries. The millions of civilians who have fled their home to find safety will struggle to stay warm this winter. Many of the refugees are living in shelters and poorly constructed tents without adequate clothing or protection from the cold, leaving them at risk of hypothermia, pneumonia and other deadly diseases. Your donation will go towards providing the necessary provisions to civilians living in refugee camps. Donations of $2 or more are tax deductible.

$75 will go towards:

  • Blankets
  • Winter Clothes
  • Heater
  • Cooking Stove
  • Shelter
  • etc.

$50 will go towards:

  • Food Essentials
  • Baby Food
  • Hygiene Kit
  • etc.

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Turkey is No. 1 in global humanitarian aid

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Sourceworldbulletin.net

Turkey is No.1 in the world for the provision of humanitarian aid, according to the 2013 report by the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency released on Sunday.

Turkey managed $4.3 billion in humanitarian aid sent through its official channels and non-profit organizations around the world, and that amount, with respect to Turkey’s Gross National Product, ranks it as first in the world. Countries are ranked in the report by the amount of aid provided with respect to the country’s GNP.

The report explains that the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency played an important role in conducting Turkey’s “soft power” foreign policy.

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Donate to our Brothers and Sisters in Gaza

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Assalamualaykum waRahmatullahi waBarakatuhu

Virgin Money Giving is supporting Human Aid by sending 10 Medical Delegates to assist the Al Shifa Hospital in Gaza (where Dr Mads Gilbert worked) with emergency medical equipment.

Imagine all the thousands of people who were injured severely and still awaiting medical attention, plus injuries dont just go away. Our brothers need us more than ever now as winter approaches.

May Allah bless you!

Human Aid runs a 100% donation policy which means their staff wont be paid with your money or their hotel/flights.

Donate here

US: cheap foodstuff is making the poor unhealthy

By: Sonali Kohli

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Americans receiving food aid have much higher rates of diabetes and high blood pressure than the U.S. population as a whole, and some of the habits they resort to in order to stretch their dollars just make the situation worse. The nonprofit Feeding America surveyed 60,000 people who access meal and grocery programs around the country, and the study provides a comprehensive look at who is hungry and seeking help in America.

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EU source: Gaza reconstruction aid is ‘made in Israel’

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A Palestinian school damaged during Operation Protective Edge. 7 August, Gaza City. [Jordi Bernabeu Farrús/Flickr]
Source: euractiv.com

SPECIAL REPORT: A row is brewing over claims that Israel is earning millions of euros from a de facto policy of preventing non-Israeli reconstruction aid from entering the Gaza Strip.

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I want to help Syrians, why shouldn’t I go? (Video)

info-pictogram1 Many young Britons such as Majid Freeman, a humanitarian aid worker have travelled to Syria to help ease the suffering of the people there. But the approach of the British government has been to discourage people from going. Majid Freeman explains his reasons for going and the pressures him and his family have been put under by the police.

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WHEN THE ISLAMIC STATE CAME TO IRELAND’S AID

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The 6,000 mile route from Istanbul to the port of Drogheda, Ireland

Source: http://ilmfeed.com

In 1845, the Great Irish Famine resulted in the deaths of over a million people. Ottoman Sultan Caliph Abdulmajid declared his intention to send 10,000 sterling to Irish farmers but the Queen of England requested that the Sultan send only 1,000 sterling, because she had sent only 2,000 sterling herself. The Sultan sent the 1,000 sterling but also secretly sent 3 ships full of food. The English courts was said to have prevented the Islamic state’s ships from entering the harbors of Cork City and Belfast, but they finally succeeded to dock secretly at the small port of Drogheda and deliver the food.

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Algeria has sent a team of doctors, medicine, food and water towards Gaza

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Allahu Akbar (God is greater)! Amazing news. Algeria has sent a team of doctors, medicine, food and water towards Gaza worth in the region of 25 million. They did this by raising their gas prices by 11% for Egypt forcing Egypt to open their borders to let the aid come through. Props to Algeria for showing the rest of the world how it’s done. God Bless.

Russell Brand The Trews: Which Companies Invest In Gaza Violence? (Video)

info-pictogram1 This episode concentrates on the Gaza crisis and specific companies who have continued to aid, trade and invest in the violence.