Refugee Zakat Fund Reports

Islamic Philanthropy 2021 Annual Report

March 29, 2021
UNHCR's third Islamic Philanthropy Annual Report on the impact of the Refugee Zakat Fund in 2020, supporting over 2 million beneficiaries among displaced populations.

Zakat Compliance Review 2020

March 1, 2021
To ensure Zakat compliance of UNHCR’s Refugee Zakat Fund, compliance reviews of the management, collection and distribution of Zakat are conducted annually by an independent third-party organization. This third annual Zakat compliance review is for 2020 operations.

Islamic Philanthropy 2020 Mid-Year Report

November 16, 2020
With funds received through the Refugee Zakat Fund in the first half of 2020, UNHCR projects to assist 1.8 million refugees and IDPs, 1.4 million of which are Zakat beneficiaries. UNHCR also announced the receipt of a new fatwa from the International Islamic Fiqh Academy.

Islamic Philanthropy 2020 Annual Impact Brief

April 17, 2020
UNHCR's Islamic Philanthropy Brief on the impact of the Refugee Zakat Fund on refugees and internally displaced persons in 2019.

Islamic Philanthropy 2020 Annual Report

April 17, 2020
UNHCR's second Islamic Philanthropy Annual Report on the impact of the Refugee Zakat Fund in 2019, supporting over 1 million beneficiaries among displaced populations.

Islamic Philanthropy 2019 Winter Update

February 24, 2020
Providing life-saving support to refugees and internally displaced persons through Islamic Philanthropy during the toughest time of the year.

Zakat Compliance Review 2019

October 10, 2019
To ensure Zakat compliance of UNHCR’s Refugee Zakat Fund, compliance reviews of the management, collection and distribution of Zakat are conducted annually by an independent third-party organization. The second annual Zakat compliance review took place in 2019.

Islamic Philanthropy 2019 Mid-Year Report

June 11, 2019
UNHCR’s Islamic Philanthropy 2019 Mid-Year Report

Islamic Philanthropy 2019 Annual Report

April 24, 2019
UNHCR's first Islamic Philanthropy Annual Report on the impact of the Refugee Zakat Fund from 2016 to 2018.

Zakat Compliance Review 2018

May 3, 2018
To ensure Zakat compliance of UNHCR’s Refugee Zakat Fund, compliance reviews of the management, collection and distribution of Zakat are conducted annually by an independent third-party organization. The first annual Zakat compliance review took place in 2018.

Fatwa Report: UNHCR Zakat Distribution

May 1, 2017
Tabah Foundation’s report detailing the approach to Zakat governance and distribution by UNHCR