90 percent of natural disaster-related deaths occur in developing countries

More than 90 percent of natural disaster-related deaths occur in developing countries, where poverty and lack of resources exacerbate the suffering. Ucare Foundation works with partners in many of these countries, providing relief after disasters and responding quickly when they do.

 

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When disaster strikes, Ucare Foundation is there to help.

Disasters and conflict disrupt the lives of more than 500 million people every year. Ucare Foundation works with charity partners or different emergency response organisation so we are able to respond to emergencies fast and make sure help gets to where it is needed most.

First response

The first phase of Ucare Foundation response is to meet with partner organisation and get the information what people’s basic needs, including food, water, sanitation, shelter and health care. Ucare Foundation emergency capacity – funds, resources, volunteers, staff and partner organisations – allows us to provide fast, effective assistance.

Ucare Foundation works with communities for the long term, to help rebuild lives and livelihoods, and to help communities reduce their vulnerability to similar events in the future.

Ongoing support

Ucare Foundation does not just deal with the short-term needs of communities affected by disaster, but also stays there and tackles the long-term problem. Ucare Foundation expands its livelihoods programmes to distribute livestock, seeds, tools, and more. This helps people rebuild their lives and sustains them in the long-term.

Reducing risk

Ucare Foundation works to reduce vulnerability to emergencies by working with communities to help them become better at predicting, preparing for and responding to disasters like floods, food shortages and conflict related emergencies.

After an emergency Ucare Foundation moves from emergency relief to recovery to ensure that communities are not dependent on hand-outs, but are able to help them. For example, in Pakistan following the devastating earthquake 2005, Flood 2010, Flood 2013 and other many occasions, Ucare Foundation built 760 homes and also provided food, water and medical aid to those in need. But we also supported cash for work schemes enabling people to begin working again to support themselves.

The way in which Ucare Foundation provides relief is important, as Ucare Foundation aims to protect people’s dignity with everything that we do. Providing homes, for example, is more than ensuring that people have a roof over their heads, home should be appropriate to the climate and culture and enable people to carry out daily activities.

Please give to our Emergency Relief Fund. This helps us ensure that money is available immediately in a disaster.

How your zakat (zakah), sadaqah and other donations help deal with disasters

Being a Muslim charity committed to upheld the sharia laws in everything we do, Aid spends your zakat (zakah), sadaqah, Sadaqh Jarya, Waqaf funds, Riba (interest money), Saqaqah Sacrifice and other donations as prescribed by Islamic laws.