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Rohingya Flood Appeal

Rohingya Flood Appeal Heavy rains and landslides in Bangladesh have killed at least 11 Rohingya refugees. According to reports by UNHCR, an estimated 2,500 shelters were damaged or destroyed – [...]

Udhiya/Qurbani 2021

Udhiya Qurbani 2021 "For every hair of the Qurbani, you will receive a reward." (Tirmithi) Follow in the Footsteps of the Prophets this Thul Hijjah Each year, Muslims around the [...]

UHR Is Urgently Responding to Gaza’s Humanitarian Crisis

UHR IS URGENTLY RESPONDING TO GAZA'S HUMANITARIAN CRISIS Thanks to your generous donations, our United Hands Relief team in Gaza has been delivering 1,000 warm meals daily to families in [...]

UHR Amongst the First Responders in Gaza

UHR Amongst the First Responders in Gaza Following the first strike in Gaza, United Hands Relief was amongst the first responders on the ground delivering immediate support to the impacted [...]

Gaza Crisis Appeal

Gaza Emergency Appeal Palestine is once again facing a dangerous escalation in violence, with hundreds injured in clashes. According to recent reports, At least 213 Palestinians, including 61 children, have [...]

Renovating Homes in Gaza, One Home at a Time

Renovating Homes in Gaza, One Home at a Time Housing is essential to the well-being and development of most societies. It is a complex asset, with links to livelihoods, health, [...]

Lebanon Humanitarian Crisis

An Economic Crisis, an Explosion and the Rise of COVID-19 Pandemic - Lebanon is on the Brink of a Catastrophe Faced with the covid-19 pandemic, debilitating lockdowns amid a collapsing [...]

Ramadan 2021

Ramadan 2021 Ramadan is upon us and millions are suffering under the Cogs of the Coronavirus pandemic COVID-19, poverty, famine, and conflict. The humanitarian situation is dire! We are joining the international [...]

Cataract – Jordan

United Hands Relief offers free cataract surgery in Jordan to Syrian and Palestinian refugees, and to Jordanians who have no means to pay for the surgery. An estimated 46.7% of [...]

Texas Winter Storm 2021

  Texas Winter Storm 2021 United Hands Relief is responding to the severe winter storm that swept across the south this week, causing heavy snowfall and freezing temperatures across the [...]

Umm Uday’s Home Renovation Update

Reconstructing Destroyed Homes in Gaza “Helping children reach their full potential is our goal this summer. They discover learning, as well as fun and new friendships.” – Marwa, RUI Director. [...]

Despite the Odds, Gaza Farmers Continue Harvesting Crops

Zahra is still growing tomatoes, cucumbers and strawberries in the midst of the COVID-19 lockdown Zahra, a 52-year-old farmer from Khan Younis lost her land during the 2014 conflict in [...]

Water Wells in Bangladesh

  Water Wells in Bangladesh In developing countries, around 80% of all illnesses are due to contaminated water that is unfit for human consumption. Bangladesh is one of the most densely populated countries [...]

Installing More Water Tanks Around Gaza Neighborhoods

Installing More Water Tanks Around Gaza Neighborhoods Addressing the water crisis in Gaza, the UHR team on the ground installed 32 more water tanks in different villages and neighborhoods of [...]

Water Well in Niger

  Water Well in Niger UHR's Water Wells Program digs wells in Africa, Asia and the Middle East to provide clean, safe water to those who need it most. Clean water scarcity [...]

Orphan Sponsorship in Kenya

Fourth Quarter Orphan Sponsorship in Kenya By giving a monthly donation of $65, you have and continue to make a direct impact on the lives of underprivileged children by providing [...]

Lebanon Emergency Response

Beirut explosion death toll rises to 135 and thousands left homeless A large blast in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, has killed at least 135 people and injured more than 4,000 [...]

Gaza Monthly Family Assistance – Food Parcels Distribution

Gaza Monthly Family Assistance - September Food Parcels Distribution In the Gaza Strip, the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has led to widespread loss of livelihoods and an increase in poverty among [...]

GAZA Under Lockdown as The Health and Water Crises Worsen …

GAZA Under Lockdown as The Health and Water Crises Worsen ... GAZA Under Lockdown as The Health and Water Crises Worsen Bringing New Misery to Long Suffering Families The coronavirus [...]

Hurricane Ida Landed And Left a Path of Destruction in Parts of Louisiana and Texas

Hurricane Ida strengthened into a Category 4 and made landfall on the Gulf Coast bringing "catastrophic storm surge" to parts of Louisiana and Texas Hurricane Ida has made landfall in [...]

Displaced Families of Beirut Need Our Help

Displaced Families of Beirut Need Our Help Survivors are haunted by the Beirut Blast, especially young innocent children. The incident has been devastating and the number of people impacted continues [...]

URGENT Aid to Beirut Survivors

  URGENT Aid to Beirut Survivors From the Heart of Beirut Providing food, water, milk and hygiene kits to those who have lost everything. UHR teams and volunteers are on [...]

East Africa Crisis Appeal Response

Climate extremes in East Africa have caused widespread food shortages. We urgently need your help to respond. It is estimated that more than 10 million people across Somalia, Kenya, and [...]

Pakistan Monsoon Floods Crisis Appeal Response

Heavy rain and flash floods claim lives and destroy homes across Pakistan, and the country is expecting more inclement weather over the coming weeks. Nearly 50 people have been killed [...]

Beirut Explosion Response

Beirut Explosion Response Your contribution and support is helping thousands of families affected by the Beirut explosion Thanks to your support, our team in Beirut, along with our partners, distributed [...]

Qurbani/Udhya 2020

Qurbani/Udhya 2020 Udhiya/Qurbani 2020 - OUR IMPACT  When the month of Thul Hijjah comes around, United Hands Relief attentively carries out Udhiya/Qurbani on behalf of our donors, continuing the example [...]

Cataract Eye Surgeries Mission

Restoring Sight to the Cataract-Blinded Impoverished People in East Africa Your contribution and support is helping thousands of families affected by the Beirut explosion The life-limiting disease is the leading [...]

COVID-19 & Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh

Rohingya Refugees, Bangladesh Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya people have crossed over to Bangladesh, fleeing atrocity and violence in Myanmar. In Bangladesh, they are cramped in the world's largest refugee [...]

Ramadan Update from the Field: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia More than 10 million people across Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya are facing a catastrophic humanitarian crisis as extreme weather events are continuously causing both drought and floods. [...]

UHR’s COVID-19 Response in Yemen

Yemen's population of 30 million people have endured more than five years of ongoing conflict leading to severe poverty, famine and a struggle to fight the cholera epidemic. Today, the [...]

Communities in Gaza and the West Bank

Countless people around the world don’t get the head-start in life that we take for granted. It’s hard to provide for your family with the education, healthcare and livelihood that [...]

UHR COVID-19 Emergency Funds for the Needy in Gaza & Jordan

In response to the potential spread of the novel Coronavirus in the Gaza Strip and Jordan, United Hands Relief delivered 1,000 customized food parcels to families under quarantine, with a [...]

Sponsor An Orphan

There are a staggering 150 million orphans worldwide, and the numbers are only rising. Innocent orphans everywhere are vulnerable to poverty, hunger, disease and exploitation – like losing a parent [...]

Feed the Fasting on the Grounds of Al Masjid Al Aqsa

Blessed project in a blessed land in a blessed masjid! For people, families, and communities around the world, the holy month of Ramadan is a time of empathy, togetherness, and [...]

Ramadan in Countries hit hard by Crises

Ramadan is upon Us and millions are suffering under the cogs of the Coronavirus pandemic, poverty, famine, and conflict. How do families affected by multiple crises celebrate the holy month [...]

Urgent Appeal for Protecting Refugees from Coronavirus

The COVID-19 outbreak has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. Italy, Spain and China are on lockdown, and the United States has declared a state of emergency. [...]

Gaza’s Children Enjoy UHR sponsored Summer Camp

Gaza's Children Enjoy UHR sponsored Summer Camp “Helping children reach their full potential is our goal this summer. They discover learning, as well as fun and new friendships.” – Marwa, [...]

4 Orphaned girls Call for Your Assistance

The Syrian war has caused immeasurable hardship on Syrians, especially children. Thousands of Syrian children have been orphaned and are in profound need of assistance. A case in point are [...]

Over 2 million Syrians Threatened of Injury and Displacement

War broke the social and business ties that bound neighbors to their community. Millions scattered, creating the largest refugee and displacement crisis of our time. About 6.7 million Syrians are [...]

Ramadan: A Time to Give & Share

This Ramadan, United Hands Relief gave Zakat Al Fitr (Fitra) to thousands of impoverished individuals in several countries - Jordan, Palestine, Rohingya, Bangladesh, Yemen and East Africa. In Jordan, Zakat [...]

Ramadan In Jordan – 2019

During this blessed month of Ramadan - 2019, United Hands Relief is thankful to all our generous donors for the opportunity to help vulnerable families in various countries across the [...]

UHR Launches Appeal to Help Refugees in the Middle East

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 [...]

45 plus Syrian Refugee families in Jordan were abandoned

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 [...]

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. [...]

Gaza Families Call the Graveyard “HOME”

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 [...]

Millions of Syrians seeking safe refuge in neighboring countries

Over 5.6 million people have fled Syria since 2011, seeking safe refuge in neighboring countries: Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey. Millions more are displaced inside crisis stricken Syria as the war [...]

Water Wells For Rohingya Refugees

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 [...]

Rohingya refugee children face uncertain future

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 [...]

Helping a devastated family in Gaza

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 [...]

Yemen is facing catastrophic famine

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 [...]

A Strong Earthquake Hits Pakistan

rong Earthquake Hits Pakistan A 5.6 magnitude earthquake hit several cities in northern Pakistan and parts of the Kashmir region under its control, leaving at least 22 people dead and [...]

Udhiyah/Qurbani – 2019

Udhiyah/Qurbani – 2019 Each year, Muslims around the world commemorate the obedience of Prophet Ibrahim (PBUH) by making an animal sacrifice to the glory of God. During the days of [...]

Yemen Emergency Appeal

A Child Dies Every Minute After years of conflict in Yemen, you would think it will eventually stop. Children in Yemen are facing a catastrophic famine crisis. Millions are at [...]

Flooding Kills Dozens in the Horn of Africa

Ongoing heavy rainfall has led to heavy flooding and destruction affecting Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia and South Sudan. It is reported that 1 million people have been affected and displaced by [...]

The Rizq Project

UHR Partners with Syrian Form to Support The Rizq Project Rizk for Professional Development helps give displaced and out-of-work Syrians the means to support themselves. The goal is to empower […]

Devastating tsunami hits Indonesia again

Devastating tsunami hits Indonesia again It was reported that at least 281 people have been killed and 843 injured in Indonesia after a tsunami hit coastal areas along the Sunda [...]

UHR provides relief to Florida victims of Hurricane Michael

United Hands Relief providing relief efforts to Florida victims of Hurricane Michael In October of 2018, Hurricane Michael struck as the third-most intense Atlantic hurricane to make landfall in the [...]

Indonesia earthquake and tsunami appeal

United Hands Relief and local partners in Indonesia are assessing the damage, as they prepare to respond following the devastating 7.5 magnitude earthquake and tsunami that hit the coastal town […]

Hundreds died in Kerala monsoon – India

More than 320 people have died in the monsoon flooding in southern India’s Kerala state.  Officials told the Associated Press that the floods have left more than 220,000 people homeless [...]

Hurricane Florence disaster relief

Hurricane Florence disaster relief landfall as a weakened Category 1 hurricane, Florence still had enough wind speed to uproot trees and cause widespread power outages throughout the Carolinas. According to [...]

Udhiyah/Qurbani – East Africa Region

Udhiyah/Qurbani – 2018 Each year, Muslims around the world commemorate the obedience of Prophet Ibrahim (PBUH) by making an animal sacrifice to the glory of God. During the days of [...]

Qurbani/Udhiyah – 2018

Udhiyah/Qurbani – 2018 Allah SWT says in Surat Al Hajj “It is neither their meat nor their blood that reaches Allah; it is your piety that reaches Him. Thus, He [...]

Deadly floods devastate Somalia and Kenya displacing thousands just days before Ramadan

Deadly floods devastate Somalia and Kenya displacing thousands just days before Ramadan As they were recovering from the severe drought that threatened millions in 2017, they were suddenly hit by [...]

Rohingya refugees in dire conditions

Help the Rohingya Refugees An estimated 650,000 people from Rohingya have been forced to flee to Bangladesh to escape the violence in Myanmar. These victims take dangerous journeys to reach [...]


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The UHR Community Resource Center distributes and assists those in need with food, clothing, furniture, household items and other goods. From the Arlington, Texas facility, UHR works to provide timely responses to disasters, coordinate local projects to uplift and empower communities and form partnerships with other helping agencies and organisations to reach the most vulnerable and underserved communities and individuals. Continue to explore our site to find ways in which you can apply for assistance or help support our programs through monetary and product donations, volunteer opportunities or interagency partnerships.

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