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Is it permissible to give Zakah(obligatory charity) to one`s poor sister, or brother?

Is it permissible to give Zakah(obligatory charity) to one`s poor sister, or brother?

Answer:
It is permissible for one to give the Zakah to his poor sister, or brother if providing for them isn`t due on him, and the sister doesn`t receive sufficient provision from whomever that is due on.

This answer was collected from the official government Iftaa Department of Jordan.

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