Islamic Relief Agency (ISRA)

Agence islamique de secours

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History

1981, Khartoum (Sudan), by Afro-Islamic Call Coordination Council, as Islamic African Relief Agency (IARA) -- Agence islamique de secours pour l'Afrique (AISA). 2004, assets in USA frozen under Executive Order 13224.

Aims

Promote friendship and cooperation among all nations, irrespective of differences in language, race or religion; apply humanitarian principles to alleviate human suffering by offering relief, rehabilitation, development assistance and social welfare services; render basic services to all victims of natural or man-made disasters without distinction of race, sex, language or religion; provide shelter to orphans and homeless; work for the rehabilitation of disabled, of refugees and of displaced persons and help them to live normal lives in their present circumstances or in preparation for resettlement; propagate and promote sustainable development and environmental conservation; work for conservation of basic human rights; encourage these activities at grass-roots level; contribute to development of economic and social resources in areas in need.

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Activities

Conducts field studies to collect information, data and statistics necessary to draw policy plans, programmes and projects that are presented to international, regional or national donors. Organizes and coordinates relief, development and re-settlement programmes in collaboration with the concerned governments, donor organizations and financing institutions. Promotes cooperation with individuals and non-governmental organizations. Provides health services to serve the poor in urban and rural areas. Provides primary health care, relief supplies, shelter, clothes, educational and other welfare activities to refugees and the displaced persons or to the poor and/or deprived communities. The different types of services rendered by ISRA are grouped as follows: (a) Health service; (b) Women and social care; (c) Relief operations; (d) Education and training; (e) Development: agriculture, veterinary and other services.

Structure

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Financing

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Consultative Status

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 13 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 7 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 24 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Society
    • Social
    • Refugees
    • Disadvantaged
  • Social Activity
    • Agency
    • Welfare
  • Societal Problems
    • Emergencies
    • Victims
  • Health Care
    • Rehabilitation
    • Handicapped
  • Environment
    • Environment
  • Theology
    • Islam
  • Development
    • Development
    • Sustainable Development
    • Assistance
  • Conservation
    • Conservation
  • Emotional fulfilment
    • Emotional Fulfilment
  • Peace
    • Rights
    • Humanitarian

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

F0530

Last News Received

2004
* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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