Partners like AmeriCorps, Islamic Relief USA, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and the National Baptist Convention USA are assisting to provide help and comfort.
Archive for date: September 25, 2017
Imran Madden, the UK director of Islamic Relief, writes about his experience in the field in Bangladesh, working with refugees who had recently fled from Myanmar.
IRUSA Team Repairs Hurricane-Damaged Homes in N.C.
An IRUSA team was cutting and placing huge wooden beams to support a flood-damaged home in North Carolina last week when a woman walked in.
“She said, ‘Hello’ and ‘I bet you guys are wondering who I am,’” said Disaster Response Team manager Hani Hamwi. Then she began to tell her story. She said, “This is my home.”
Islamic Relief affiliates around the world announced on Friday that they will pledge a combined $1 million to facilitate recovery and rebuilding efforts related to the recent damage caused by Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas.
After a series of hurricanes wiped out infrastructure and all electricity in Puerto Rico and a massive earthquake flattened buildings in Mexico, IRUSA has launched emergencies to help.
As hurricane after hurricane strikes Atlantic communities, IRUSA staff have been working constantly to bring relief to survivors, even though you might not see them out in the spotlight at each site.
“We were told this is not your home, and villages were on fire,”
Noura is a refugee from Myanmar who fled to… Continue reading...
Rep. Don Beyer, who represents Virginia’s 8th Congressional district, which includes the city of Alexandria, stopped by on Sept. 15 at Islamic Relief USA‘s headquarters to give a morale boost.