Conflicts across the world have caused a surge in refugees fleeing persecution, violence and abject poverty to Europe in unprecedented numbers. Without the necessary infrastructure or systems in place to accept them, they have been left to suffer or forced to make further dangerous journeys in which they risk their lives.
These families, predominantly from across the Middle East and Africa, have uprooted their lives out of desperation in the simple hope of finding a safe place to live. Many have already died, with thousands more at risk each week.
Muslim Aid is deploying teams to affected regions to determine the scale of the humanitarian need in the region.