Rohingya Refugee Crisis Appeal

In this day and age, having citizenship in a country is considered a blessing. Unfortunately, Rohingya Muslims are the only community in the world without any state. Over 1.5 million Rohingyas were living in Myanmar before the 2016-17 crisis. However, the Myanmar army, together with fanatic Buddhists, butchered thousands of men, children, and women. They burnt their homes, destroyed all their belongings, and forced them to flee the country, taking refuge in neighbouring countries like Malaysia and Bangladesh. In 2013, the United Nations described the Rohingyas as the most ‘persecuted people in the world.’ As you can see, this has led to many Rohingya refugees fleeing their country in search of a better life, proper education, and a brighter future for their families. Donate to the Rohingya Refugee Crisis Appeal and show your love and care for Rohingya Muslims.

£20 will provide over 10 cooked meals for Rohingya Muslims.

£35 will provide a food pack for a Rohingya family in Bangladesh.

£100 will provide financial support to a family to bring order to their lives.

£200 will provide up to 10 families access to clean water just outside their tents.

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Bangladesh took in over one million Rohingya Refugees after their persecution at the hands of the Myanmar Army and Buddist terrorists. At this moment, nearly one million Rohingya refugees are living in an extremely densely populated area of Cox Bazar on the coast of Bangladesh. According to the UN, Cox Bazar is the world’s largest refugee camp. However, conditions in these camps are very challenging for Rohingya refugees.

The camps are overcrowded with makeshift plastic tents, and there is a dire lack of access to food, clean water, and clothing. Many of the refugees urgently need medical attention, suffering from skin diseases and diarrhoea. A significant portion of the refugee population consists of elderly family members, women, and children who have been separated from their guardians. Consequently, the health authorities in Bangladesh are struggling to cope with the overwhelming needs.

Help Protect Lives In Rohingya Refugee Camps

Every time it rains in the camps it causes floods and landslides, thus increasing the misery of these people already living in poor conditions. With your help, you can make a collective difference and help save lives.

1 million

Rohingya refugees sheltering in Bangladesh.


of refugees in Bangladesh are children.


face food shortages in Cox’s Bazar.


suffer from scabies due to water issues.


children are born into refugee status yearly


have no proper access to healthcare services.

Who Are Rohingyas?

The Rohingya are a Muslim minority ethnic group, that consists of over 1 million people living in Myanmar. The community has often faced restrictions that affect their daily lives and basic rights.


Rohingya Refugees are our Muslim brothers and sisters. We must help them with food, water, and financial aid to help them rebuild their lives.

Narrated An-Nu`man bin Bashir:

Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) said, “You see the believers as regards their being merciful among themselves and showing love among themselves and being kind, resembling one body, so that, if any part of the body is not well then the whole body shares the sleeplessness (insomnia) and fever with it.” 

Sahih al-Bukhari

Alhamdulillah, with Allah’s blessing, since the start of the crisis, we’ve provided free medical care, distributed food packs, and built water pumps for drinking and sanitation purposes. Additionally, we’ve provided women with sanitary products to help them through their monthly periods and childbirth. All this has been made possible because of your donations towards the Rohingya Refugee Crisis Appeal.


Saying the task was easy would be an understatement. Honestly, we have delivered aid in many parts of the world, from the Indonesia Earthquake Zone to Syrian Refugee Camps, but the conditions we witnessed in Cox’s Bazar were beyond anything we’ve seen. ‘Tough’ doesn’t even begin to describe it; it was inhumane, and to this day, conditions have scarcely improved.

O Muslims, these are your brothers and sisters; they need your help. With your support, we can continue to provide emergency aid to the most persecuted community in the world. While we might not be able to change everything, together we can make our contribution to help Rohingya Refugees.

All this work is only possible with your generosity. Help us continue to support our Rohingya brothers and sisters; donate today.


You can donate a Food Pack for Rohingya by making your donation to the Rohingya Refugee Crisis Appeal.

Each food pack includes a well-balanced diet and contains:-

  • Flour
  • Lentils
  • Rice
  • Cooking Oil
  • Potatoes
  • Onions
  • Juice
  • Salt
  • Sugar
  • Spices

Please note that each food pack may contain food items as per local customs and availability in the local market.

Disaster can Strike Anywhere, Anytime

Unfortunately, recent human history has emphatically confirmed this reality. Since the turn of the century, we have seen disaster after disaster unfold, some natural but predominantly manmade. As a Muslim Humanitarian Charity, it’s crucial for us to have emergency funds readily available to respond swiftly to these disasters.

Whether it’s the Gaza Emergency Appeal, Yemen Emergency Appeal, Syrian Refugee Crisis, Turkey-Syria Earthquake Appeal, Afghanistan Emergency Appeal, Pakistan Floods Appeal, Rohingya Refugee Crisis Appeal, or Africa Drought Appeal, our ability to continue helping those affected by these conflicts, wars, and crises relies on your ongoing support. We urge you to donate your Sadaqah and Zakat to these appeals, aiding in the protection of lives throughout the year and in times of crisis.

However, if you are looking to build a Masjid as Sadaqah Jariyah for your loved ones, or if you wish to build a water pump, donate a food pack, sponsor a sewing machine, sponsor an orphan, sponsor a hafiz, or need to give Kaffarah for Breaking an Oath, consider our appeals. Donate to the Ramadan Food Appeal, the Ramadan Zakat Appeal, or simply donate your Zakat to assist the poor and needy around the world. Insha’Allah, donate with confidence for the sake of Allah.

Islamic Charity – Under the Supervision of Islamic Scholars

Alhamdulillah, our name clearly gives the message. We are an Islamic Charity aiming to help the Ummah in need. This is how our donation policy works:

  1. Your donation is your Amanah 
  2. We will spend your donation on the project you donated for.
  3. For every Emergency Appeal e.g. Pakistan Floods Appeal, Syria Emergency Appeal, Yemen Emergency Appeal, Gaza Emergency Appeal or Rohingya Crisis Appeal, we operate a 100% Donation Policy – no admin, no salary
  4. Zakat: 100% Zakat Policy
  5. For remaining appeals and projects we operate on a 90% donation policy. 10% is used for administration and marketing.

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