Yemen Crisis Appeal: More than half of Yemen’s population needs aid
Increasing violence in Yemen is taking intolerable toll on civilians, especially children. Locals are left without water for five days!
With conflict escalating in many parts of Yemen, innocent civilians, especially children continue to be killed, injured, displaced and put at increasing risk from disease. According to report by UNICEF this morning, over 100,000 people are now displaced in search of a safer place. At least 74 children were reported dead since the onset of the conflict on March 26. As the conflict intensifies, it is believed the number of casualties is drastically increasing. Hospitals are under increasing pressure as they struggle to manage mass casualties with insufficient supplies with some hospit read more...
100 Caravans Aid to Gaza Campaign
Due to the delay in reconstructing Gaza, and in an effort to help ease the situation of 100 refugee families, Baitulmaal AHED is launching the 100 Caravans Aid to Gaza Campaign!
What is 100 Caravan Aid for Gaza Campaign?
Baitulmaal AHED is collaborating with the Jordan Hashemite Charity Organization (JHCO), for a two month-long fundraising campaign kicking-off Friday, April 3rd, 2015.Our goal is to raise $275,000 ($2,750 per caravan) to purchase temporary winter and summer-proof homes-otherwise known as "Caravans"-for a number of Palestinian families who lost their home read more...
Children of Syria: They Need Us!
The children of Syria are orphaned, displaced, injured and killed. As the conflict in Syria approaches the end of it's third year, at least 4 million children are witnessing their past and futures disappear due to the conflict. In response to the current situation, with the support of our generous donors, Baitulmaal targets the children's health, sanitation, nutrition, education and protection through various programs.
The children of Syria are paying the heaviest price for this conflict. They are deprived of their right to education and life. They are orphaned, displaced, injured and killed. With the situation deterirating, the risk of losing more children is increasing. Hunger is killing many more. The latest statisti read more...
Drought Crisis in East Africa – URGENT APPEAL
The Drought Crisis Leaves the People of Kenya & Somalia Struggling
Baitulmaal office in Kenya just reported a major drought crisis in East Africa caused by the extreme heat appealing for urgent assistance. E. Africa is facing one of the worst dry spells since the drought crisis in 2011 causing malnutrition and inflation in countries already weakened by hardship and danger, Kenya and Somalia. High food prices is a major concern and a reason to increasing the suffering of civilians. The drought has left these countries rivers dry devastating already needy people and their livestock. According to our staff members in Kenya, most areas have received little or no rain in the past we read more...
URGENT APPEAL: Wounded Syrians Need Urgent Medical Care
Dealing with the growing human impact of the Syrian Crisis is an everyday struggle for many humanitairan aid organizations. On his one week tour of the Syrian refugee camps in different parts of Jordan, Executive Director at Baitulmaal, Br. Suleiman Alghanem, assessed the situation of the Syrians and expressed his heartbreak and sadness over the condition of the conflict survivors. The war is escalating and the humanitarian situation is deteriorating day by day.
On behalf of thousands of Syrian refugees, we are urgently appealing for support to treat injured Syrians. Hundreds of thousands wounded require long-term medical care and rehabilitation. Many of the injured are paralyzed, lost parts of their read more...
Water Crisis in Gaza
GAZA WATER CRISIS: Demand is on the rise!The water situation in Gaza is particularly desperate. It was reported by UNICEF that "more than 90 per cent of the water extracted from the territory's sole aquifer has been found unsafe for human consumption. And an estimated four-fifths of the water sold by private vendors is contaminated. More than four out of five Gazans buy their drinking water from unregulated, private vendors, a heavy burden on already impoverished families." Baitulmaal's Emergency Water Distribution Plan: The distribution provides an average of 6,000 liters of safe drinking water a week. Distribution covers over 10 shelters in Al-Shujayya, caravan shelters in Khoza'a village in Khan Younis, rem read more...
The intense bombardment now stopped! However, the increasing number of deaths recorded, and the high number of injured, the situation in Gaza has become intolerable! In the last 45 days, Baitulmaal USA delivered over $200,000 in humanitarian aid to the civilians seeking refuge in schools and shelters. read more..
Hajja Fatima, a 69 year old woman seeking refuge in a UNRWA shelter in Gaza was eager to express her gratitude to the people who provided her and the entire shelter refugees with emergency relief supplies during the second week of the conflict in Gaza. Fatima called at our representative in Gaza, Br. read more..
As aid organizations worldwide have mobilized to help, Baitulmaal joined other partner organizations, launched and implemented a rapid response plan to ensure food, water, shelter, and medical aid reaches those affected. Today, Baitulmaal aid teams and partners are on the ground, assessing further read more..
Even bread is scarce! The Syrian humanitarian disaster looms as the internal refugees face shortages of bread. What are we doing? With the support of Baitulmaal donors, we send a shipment of 25 tons of flour inside Syria every month. The flour is then used to make bread, and the bread is then read more..
Baitulmaal Family Sponsorship program pairs up a Syrian family residing in Jordan (mainly widows and children) with a donor from the United States, or other countries. The donor commits to making monthly payments to provide these families with basic living needs such as food, water, rent, utilities, read more..
Published 01/24/2014 A humanitarian catastrophe emerges as the Gaza territory's only aquifier fails. The Gaza Strip is heading towards a water crisis that will make it unliveable in just a few years. The territory's only aquifier is contaminated with chemicals and sea water. Baitulmaal's read more..