In Yemen, your generous Zakat and sadaqah contributions are providing life-saving nutritious meals to poor, hungry and malnourished refugees in war torn Yemen. On your behalf, United Hands Relief teams on the ground are providing displaced families, orphans, the victims of war Ramadan food packages every day of the holy month. The food packages contain nutritious food items, including beans, rice, tuna, chicken, dates, and more. donate
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Devastated Palestinian women sit on debris after their home was destroyed today in Khan Younis – Gazauhrelief202019-11-13T23:54:18-05:00
United Hands Relief is preparing to deliver more life-saving emergency relief aid to people in Gaza providing food, vital water and sanitation, winter kits, heaters, and blankets. A shipment of medical supplies and medicines is on its way to Gaza. The Situation 22 Palestinians were killed and 69 civilians wounded as violence flares up in the Gaza Strip. Our team on the ground reported that over 100 homes have been destroyed since Tuesday. As severe weather begins to approach, and with the current escalation, an estimated 2.5 million people need vital humanitarian assistance in Gaza. Donate today to help us [...]
According to the UN, Rohingya children born In Bangladesh are not being registered at birth, lacking a legal identity. Growing up in unstable conditions, with no possibility of study, these vulnerable children are at risk of becoming a lost generation. UHR is responding to the Rohingya crisis by delivery life-saving assistance. Children are our priority. If you wish to help us reach more children Donate
More than 900,000 Rohingya refugees struggle with water scarcity in Cox's Bazaar - the world's largest refugee camp in #Bangladesh. According to UNHCR, securing adequate water sources and addressing sanitation needs for all refugees has been a big challenge. And that's where international relief NGO's like UHR step in. On behalf of our donors, UHR constructs deep water wells at different locations in the camp securing access to safe clean water. Donate
As a humanitarian relief and development organization with prominent presence in Jordan, UHR implements projects across six main programs. Emergency Disaster Relief We provide humanitarian assistance and relief in the context of disasters, conflict and other emergencies. Livelihoods We assist in livelihoods development for rural, urban and displaced communities. This includes sustainable development and micro-financing projects. Education We improve access to quality education for children in vulnerable, marginalized and displaced communities. Food Security We assist in the development of safe, sustainable and affordable food systems to increase food security long-term. We support seasonal programs: Ramadan Feed the Fasting Campaign, [...]
Gaza Families Living Among the Dead in a Cemetery Are Calling for Our Help Dozens of poverty-stricken families have made a graveyard their home, because they have nowhere else to go. Most of them are unemployed, with no money, food, or clean clothes. The do not even have their own pots and pans to cook themselves a simple meal. Children sleep on tombs surrounded by insects, rats and scorpions. And most of the time, these vulnerable children go to sleep hungry. UHR is working so hard to try to relocate these families into safe home. So far, we [...]
Communities Economic Development in Palestine Restoring Dignity and Elevating communities From training to employment - Improving livelihoods is UHR’s goal for uplifting vulnerable communities in Palestine. While UHR Gaza teams have been implementing projects, Marwa Abu Khater was one of the most dedicated volunteers. Marwa has witnessed the suffering and hardships of vulnerable families, especially children. Marwa had a vision inspired by the need she witnessed among children and adolescents in Gaza. UHR listened and today, thanks to our donors, Marwa got the chance she was seeking. United Hands Relief helped Marwa establish RUIA Center for training [...]
With the influx of refugees from other countries in the region due to conflicts and wars over the past years, a country that already suffers from the lack of natural resource – the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has endured many challenges. Palestinian Refugees in Jordan According to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), over 2.1 million Palestinian refugees are registered in Jordan today. There are ten recognized Palestinian refugee camps in different cities in Jordan that accommodate 370,000 Palestinian refugees – 18 percent of the country’s population. Jordan hosts the largest number of Palestinian refugees. More than [...]
As winter unfolds, refugees across the Middle East will soon encounter freezing temperatures. In Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Yemen and Rohingya. United Hands Relief is distributing essential items to help people brave this winter. Children are particularly vulnerable. Many are surviving in tents or makeshift shelters with little infrastructure to support them. Children are sleeping on cold grounds wearing light clothing, which can lead to serious health risks. Many refugee families are struggling to keep warm with few resources and job opportunities. The cost of keeping a home adequately heated during the colder months is beyond their means. [...]
45 plus Syrian Refugee families in Jordan were abandoned by their sponsors and urgently need our support to survive During the seven years of conflict in Syria, over 660,000 registered Syrian refugees have sought refuge in the small nation of Jordan. In a country with high unemployment and limited natural resources, opportunities for Syrian refugees to work legally are extremely limited. Refugees have found themselves trapped in limbo with little to do but wait - for over half a decade. Many are in constant fear of arrest or deportation. The UHR team in Jordan has received many calls [...]