How GIM responds to Emergencies

At GIM Foundation, we are dedicated to providing life-saving assistance and emergency relief to communities worldwide in times of crisis and disaster. Working with our trusted local partners, we aim to be among the first responders on the ground, acting swiftly to assess and respond to the most pressing needs of affected communities.  

In most cases, our emergency responses are led by local partners who understand the local context – culture and norms – and are better equipped to respond to local needs.  

Life-saving Emergency Support  

When disasters strike, GIM Foundation is a lifeline for vulnerable families whose lives have been shattered by conflict and natural calamities. Whether extending a helping hand in war-torn regions or providing aid and emergency relief fund in response to global natural disasters, we reach out to thousands each year, ensuring their survival and well-being. 

Working with local experts, we work to provide emergency aid in the form of shelter, food, water, sanitation and health support to meet the specific needs of affected populations. 

Swift and Comprehensive Emergency Response  

  In the face of emergencies, our teams move quickly to deliver vital aid, including medicine, food, water, clothing, shelter and personal hygiene items. We understand that when disaster strikes, already vulnerable or marginalised groups often suffer the most. We understand the immense hardships faced by families already pushed to the brink by poverty, and we offer social assistance and support, ensuring access to essential resources such as food and safe shelter.  

Local Engagement and Access

Being close to the communities we serve allows us to develop a deep understanding of their unique cultures, needs and challenges. This proximity also enables us to respond rapidly to emergencies and urgent situations, including hard-to-reach areas. We work with our partners to deliver assistance where needed by establishing trust and building strong relationships with those in need.  

Building Resilient Communities  

Our emergency assistance extends beyond immediate crisis response. We actively work to build communities, empowering them to better prepare for and protect themselves when disaster strikes. Through risk reduction and hazard mitigation efforts, we provide emergency response and recovery training, fostering adaptability and long-term resilience.  

 Rebuilding Lives and Livelihoods  

In the aftermath of disasters, GIM Foundation stands by affected communities, supporting their journey to rebuild their lives and livelihoods. We understand that recovery is a long-term process. So, we provide emergency interventions, resources, skills, and assistance to help communities regain stability and build a better future.  

By supporting GIM Foundation through our emergency relief campaign, you contribute to our emergency response efforts, making a tangible difference in the lives of those most in need. Together, we can save lives and provide hope in times of darkness.  

Emergency Appeals

Global Emergency Fund

Your donation to our Global Emergency Fund provides life-saving aid as soon as disaster strikes. By contributing to our Global Emergency Fund, you give us the flexibility to respond to emergencies as soon as they strike with life-saving essentials like Clean water, Wholesome food, Shelter and Safety.

Palestine Crisis

During the month of Ramadan in 2023, Al Aqsa Mosque was attacked with brutal assaults on innocent pilgrims. Tensions escalated with air attacks on Gaza and Lebanon. With the ongoing conflict in Palestine, GIM Foundation is dedicated to assisting Palestinians in overcoming their trauma and reestablishing themselves for the future. You can provide the people with Gaza relief from $50. Provide life-changing essentials to vulnerable Palestinians.

Turkey and Syria Earthquake Appeal

Over 43,000 people were killed, and hundreds were injured in southeast Turkey and northern Syria due to a horrific 7.8 magnitude earthquake. Numerous houses, structures, and infrastructure have been completely destroyed. Help us provide emergency assistance at GIM Foundation. Just a donation of $100 could help us in providing Food, Water and Emergency medical care.

Pakistan Floods Emergency

Catastrophic floods across In September 2022, devastating flash flooding occurred throughout Pakistan due to unusually strong monsoon rainfall. The floods have killed more than 1,000 people. Injured 1,456 people and left millions displaced. Our partners are still on the ground rebuilding lives and livelihoods. Donating to our emergency relief fund can give someone a chance at life for as little as $25.

Afghanistan Emergency Appeal

In June 2022, the southeast of Afghanistan was devastated by a powerful 6.1 magnitude earthquake. Over 1,000 people were killed, and more than 1,500 wounded. At GIM Foundation, we are collaborating closely with our local partners to provide emergency relief in the form of Clean water, Wholesome food, Housing, and Access to medication and healthcare. For as little as $50 you could provide a lifeline for an Afghan family affected by ongoing crisis. Every little bit counts.

Winter Emergency Appeal

Our summer is their winter – a time they struggle to survive. Ease their hardship today. The Middle East is experiencing a deadly winter. Many will have no option but to struggle for life when the temperatures fall. In times of crisis and calamity, children, widows, refugees, and the elderly are already the most vulnerable. They now must fight to survive the freezing winter weather. Our goal at GIM Foundation is to provide emergency support to families in Syria, Yemen, Lebanon, and Palestine with winter necessities, including Blankets, Heating oil, Warm clothing and Medication.