Refugee Zakat Fund Reports

Islamic Philanthropy Mid-Year Report 2022

October 12, 2022
More than 1.2 million refugees and IDPs benefitted from Zakat and Sadaqah received in the first half of 2022

Islamic Philanthropy Annual Report 2021

March 25, 2022
UNHCR's fourth Islamic Philanthropy Annual Report on the impact of the Refugee Zakat Fund in 2021, supporting over 1.2 million beneficiaries among displaced populations.

Islamic Philanthropy 2021 Mid-Year Report

December 8, 2021
UNHCR's third Islamic Philanthropy Mid-Year Report on the impact of the Refugee Zakat Fund in the first half of 2021, supporting over 584,000 beneficiaries among displaced populations.

Islamic Philanthropy Annual Report 2020

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 Annual Impact Brief 2019

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 Annual Report 2019

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 Winter Update 2019

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 Mid-Year Report 2019

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

Islamic Philanthropy Annual Report 2017-2018

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