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United In Humanity

Thousands of civilians and children in the Gaza strip and the surrounding regions have lost their lives due to the ongoing crisis in the Middle East.

Essential infrastructure such as homes, hospitals and schools have been severely damaged. Children have been disproportionately impacted by these distressing circumstances.

We’re providing urgent humanitarian support for children and individuals whose lives and futures are at stake. Support us in making an impact today.

Your support can be used to provide food baskets, health and nutrition, shelter, education, provide emergency e-vouchers, or water sanitation and hygiene services.

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How we have helped?

As conflict and natural disasters continued to devastate countless lives across the world, The Zahra Trust’s field teams respond swiftly to address the needs of the most vulnerable throughout its areas of operation with life-saving aid. Your donations help us continue to offer a vital lifeline of support to some of the most vulnerable people affected.

  • 2016: The Zahra Trust constructed 27 tents and distributed emergency aid to 135 Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
  • 2017: Distributed 500 food parcels to Rohingya families in Myanmar
  • 2018: Provided 400 families with food and financial support in Yemen amidst the famine.
  • 2019: In response to Europe’s migrant crisis, The Zahra Trust held medical camps at two locations in Greece to treat acutely and chronically injured displaced people, with each clinic serving up to 100 patients per day
  • 2020: Built homes for victims of the maternity hospital blast in Kabul and repaired homes of the victims of the devastating Beirut blast
  • 2021: Responded to the deadly new variant of COVID-19 in India that left the nation struggling to cope, providing hospitals with hundreds of oxygen tanks, oximeters and concentrators.
  • 2022: Responded to deadly attack on worshipers at a mosque in Peshawar, Pakistan; as the first NGO on the scene, we provided both immediate and long-term assistance to those affected
  • 2022: In response to a devastating 6.1 magnitude earthquake killing over one thousand, our team quickly deployed to provide emergency assistance to those impacted by the natural disaster
  • 2022: Responded to extreme flooding in Pakistan & Afghanistan that affected over 33 million people, providing shelter, water, food and hygiene kits
  • 2023: In response to powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit southern Turkiye and Syria, we provided Food parcels, shelter, water, medical aid and other essentials for the families affected
  • 2023: Following the 6.3 magnitude earthquake in western Afghanistan on Saturday, 7th October 2023, which claimed over 2,000 lives, leaving thousands injured, and destroying many homes, we responded by providing emergency aid, including critical supplies and rebuilding efforts in the Herat region.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How can I offer my support?

The best way to support during a crisis such as this is through raising awareness, donating to experienced, reputable charitable organisations and rallying the support of your local community, for instance with a prayer vigil in remembrance of those whose lives were taken or affected. 

Are my donations to this emergency appeal eligible for zakat or khums?

You can donate your khums or zakat donations and select the cause you would like it to go toward (not for Gaza aid) however, due to the nature of the emergency we cannot guarantee that donations to this specific appeal are khums or zakat applicable. For more information, please see the pages on our site for this or contact: [email protected] 

Does The Zahra Trust charge an admin fee on my donation?

No; our administration costs are covered through Gift Aid recovery on UK taxpayer donations. This means that we do not deduct anything from your donations and our essential support costs and aid delivery costs are covered. 

How can I remain informed about the work The Zahra Trust is doing?

We frequently release updates regarding our work. Be sure to follow us on social media and ensure you are signed up to our newsletter to stay informed about how your donations are making a difference.