The conflict in South Sudan forced civilians to flee towards North Sudan seeking refuge.
Water facilities in rural Chad are scarce, with less than 40 per cent of the population having access to safe drinking water.
In northern Bangladesh, some of the poorest families live on chars – river islands that are vulnerable to floods and other natural disasters.
Gambi Kailou, 40, lives in Niger’s Tillaberi region. She and her seven children benefitted from a project to improve access to water.
Whilst there has been significant progress in tackling poverty in Indonesia, around 28.6 million people still live below the poverty line.
In Bihar, people use rain, streams and rivers for drinking water due to the lack of safe water provision.
Sudan’s long civil war drove thousands of families from their homes in West Darfur. Since the security situation improved in 2011.
Africa’s second-most populous country, Ethiopia, suffered from unbearably high temperatures and minute levels of rainfall.
Islamic Relief’s Health Waqf fund is being used to equip the Akkaraipattu Base Hospital (ABH) Ampara in eastern Sri Lanka.
On January 12, 2010, a powerful earthquake struck the Caribbean nation of Haiti. More than 200,000 people died and 1.5 million were made homeless.