Syrian refugees: Islamic charities fill vacuum left by UN funding shortage

Subscribe to France 24 now:

FOCUS : Ramadan is coming to end and Muslims across the world are gearing up for Eid. But not everyone will be able to celebrate. With a record 4 million Syrian refugees now registered, and a lack of international support for the crisis, humanitarian organisations are feeling the pinch. Starting next month, UN food coupons will be stopped for some half a million refugees. The aid vacuum is increasingly being filled by Islamic charities, some clearly pursuing a salafist agenda.

Visit our website:

Subscribe to our YouTube channel:

Like us on Facebook:

Follow us on Twitter:


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *