Islamic Relief Affiliates Pledge $1 Million Toward Hurricane Harvey Rebuilding and Recovery Projects

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.

“What A Relief” Podcast 70: Tales From the Hurricane – When the Rescuer Becomes the One in Need

“What A Relief” Podcast 70: Tales From the Hurricane – When the Rescuer Becomes the One in Need

B.C. Dodge & Lina talk to Firefighter Irfan Mujeebuddin, who lived through Hurricane Harvey from two perspectives at once, in this episode of “What a Relief!” — IRUSA’s official podcast.

Highland Community News: ” Hurricane Harvey-Local Muslim aid worker joins effort “

The non-profit, humanitarian agency; Islamic Relief USA deployed 15 volunteers and staff members on August 28th to aid in the relief effort for Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas. IRUSA’s Disaster Relief Coordinator and Southern California Muslim, Faran Kharal spoke to us from Houston about the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and the efforts of his team to help displaced families.

Philanthropy News Digest : “NPO SPOTLIGHT: Islamic Relief USA”

Philanthropy News Digest : “NPO SPOTLIGHT: Islamic Relief USA”

IRUSA's Disaster Response Team is the first Muslim organization to partner with the American Red Cross. In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, the team — which previously had been helping survivors of Hurricane Matthew in North Carolina — has been working with the Red Cross to provide relief and shelter at the Dallas Convention Center for families evacuated from the greater Houston area. In addition to providing shelter management, evacuee assistance, and training for local volunteers, the IRUSA team plans to help out with disaster assessments over the coming weeks.

Samantha Miles: “How the Muslim Community is Helping Victims of Hurricane Harvey”

Samantha Miles: “How the Muslim Community is Helping Victims of Hurricane Harvey”

Muslim Community is Helping Victims of Hurricane Harvey: Kharal and his disaster relief team are ready to help people evacuating Houston feel at home. He and 15 other volunteers from Islamic Relief USA (largest Muslim charity in the world) are at the Center which now hosts the National Guard, the Dallas Police Department, the American Red Cross, and the community emergency response team, among other agencies. They’ve set up clinics, a dormitory, and thousands of cots. Since Monday, they’ve seen roughly 120 residents check in from evacuating their homes from Hurricane Harvey as the people of Houston recover day by day from this catastrophic storm...

dallasnews.com: “Religious organizations across Dallas-Fort Worth providing relief for Hurricane Harvey victims”

dallasnews.com: “Religious organizations across Dallas-Fort Worth providing relief for Hurricane Harvey victims”

On Monday, the MAS Islamic Center of Dallas held a program with Islamic Relief USA to train volunteers for the shelter at Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in downtown Dallas. More than 150 people attended.

The Detroit News: “Rubin: Send money if you want to help Harvey victims”

The Detroit News: “Rubin: Send money if you want to help Harvey victims”

The diaper bank is among dozens of 3- or 4-star-rated nonprofits specifically listed as providing Harvey relief by the rating service CharityNavigator.org — a roster that includes groups as varied as Habitat for Horses and Islamic Relief USA.”

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