Become a Disaster Response Team Volunteer
When disaster strikes, Islamic Relief USA Disaster Response Team responds quickly to get vital resources to survivors as effectively and efficiently as possible—like what they are doing right now in California for those affected by the surge of wildfires and what they recently did for Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma survivors. And beyond immediate work, IRUSA’s DRT administers longer-term recovery aid in places like North Carolina, where teams are helping rebuild homes damaged by Hurricane Matthew in 2016.
IRUSA has been a member of the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD), which is an association that promotes communication and collaboration between organizations active in disaster relief as well as government organizations. IRUSA’s DRT is the first Muslim organization to partner with the American Red Cross. Its team members are certified in disaster response training from both American Red Cross as well as IRUSA’s original programming. You can read more about our specific training and volunteer opportunities below.
Want to get more info? Connect with our Disaster Response Team staff via firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 1-855-447-1001. And make sure to friend and/or follow us on your fav social network. #IRDRT is our hashtag!