Islamic Relief USA

Organization's name: Islamic Relief USA
Organization's acronym: IRUSA
Former Name(s): Islamic Relief
Headquarters address  
Address: 3655 Wheeler Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22304
United States of America
Phone: (703) 370-7202
Fax: (703) 370-7201
Web site:

Organization type: Cooperative
  • Arabic

  • English

  • Urdu

  • French

Remarks: AB (7/1/20): Letter requesting passes was submitted. See #372816

Contacts & Participation:

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Doa Holloway Others
Bilal Aslam Others
May Hassoon Advancement of Women , Financing for Development , Quadrennial Report
Anwar Khan Advancement of Women , Financing for Development , Head of Organization
Yousef Abdallah Others , Social Development , Advancement of Women , Designation
Christina Tobias-Nahi Conference Focal Point , Application , Advancement of Women , Designation
Michelle Strucke Others , Advancement of Women , Committee on NGOs Representative , Designation
Mohammed Sheikh Designation
May Hassoon Application , Advancement of Women , Financing for Development , Designation
Rebecca Wiens Application , Re-classification , Quadrennial Report , Designation
Kayla Tolbert
May Hassoon
Sharif Aly Application , Advancement of Women , Financing for Development , Designation
Karimah Al-Helew
Sherif Ahmed Designation
Anwar Khan Advancement of Women , Financing for Development , Designation , Head of Organization
Mayssoun Olabi
Eftakhar Alam Advancement of Women , Designation
Khaled Lamada Advancement of Women , Designation
Benny Williams Jr Others , Conference Focal Point , Advancement of Women , Designation
David Hawa Others , Designation
Bilal Aslam
Khaled Hamade Designation


Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:

Economic and Social:
  • Children
  • Extreme poverty
  • Humanitarian Affairs
  • Refugees

  • Social Development:
  • Poverty

  • Sustainable Development:
  • Agriculture
  • Disaster management and vulnerability
  • Education
  • Freshwater
  • Health
  • Human settlements
  • Partnerships
  • Poverty
  • Rural Development
  • Sanitation
  • Geographic scope: International
    Country of activity:
    • Albania
    • Ethiopia
    • Iraq
    • Jordan
    • Haiti
    • Egypt
    • Kenya
    • Sri Lanka
    • Bangladesh
    • Indonesia
    • China
    • Pakistan
    • State of Palestine
    • Lebanon
    • Sudan
    • Afghanistan
    • India
    • Yemen
    • Mali
    Millennium Development Goals:
    • Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
    • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
    • Achieve universal primary education
    • Promote gender equality and empower women
    • Reduce child mortality
    • Improve maternal health
    • Ensure environmental sustainability
    • Develop global partnership for development
    Mission statement:
    Year established (YYYY): 1993
    Year of registration (YYYY): 1993
    Organizational structure: Nonprofit public benefit corporation, also called "nonprofit corporation"
    Number and type of members: Five members on the Board of Directors. Seven officers: CEO, Corporate Counsel, Controller, and four Vice Presidents.
    Affiliation with NGO networks: InterAction, BBB Wise Giving Alliance
    Funding structure:
    • Donations and grants from domestic sources

    Additional Information

    Sustainable Development

    Major Group affiliation:
    • Indigenous people
    Involvement in UN Partnerships:
    If yes, explain in detail:
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    Statements or documents submitted
    Commission on Sustainable Development:
    Funding received from Division for Sustainable Development:

    Social Development

    Affiliation with other organizations:
    Statements or documents submitted
    to the Commission on Social Development:
    Statements or documents submitted
    to the UN Forum on Indigenous Issues:
    Purpose of the organization:
    Activities relevant to the conference of States Parties to the convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities:
    Confirmation of the activities of the organization at the regional, national or international level:
    A list of members of the governing body of the organization, and their countries of nationality:
    Description of the membership of the organization, indicating the total number of members:

    Main Objective

    Social Development