IRUSA responded to the call for help each time, providing emergency aid and also continuing to keep post-Harvey rebuilding efforts at the forefront of attention.
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the 1st anniversary of President Trump signing the “ Muslim Ban ” Last year, thousands poured into the streets in protest, shutting down highways & airports
IRUSA donors are helping to provide disaster relief to hurricane affected communities in Puerto Rico. Our disaster Management & Evaluation and Volunteer teams will be providing critical support for training. IRUSA staff will also be managing distributions of recovery supplies. The effort is being done in collaboration with Lions Club International Foundation LCIF.
In his first public appearance following a health setback, Islamic Relief USA (IRUSA) President Anwar Khan spoke at the organization’s 2nd Annual Partnership Gala, stressing the importance of friends and partners to overcome obstacles and make progress.
On this podcast B.C. Dodge & R. Mordant take some time out to talk with IRUSA’s very own Regional Disaster Response Coordinator, Abdullah Shawky
Alexandria, VA – Islamic Relief USA (IRUSA) has sent a Disaster Response Team to help in the rescue and recovery efforts associated with the wildfires in the Northern California region. These wildfires are among the worst fires in the history of California, with more than 20 people dead, hundreds missing, and thousands of acres of destroyed, including many tourism areas.
IRUSA DRT staff and volunteers mobilized quickly to help survivors affected by California wildfires in October 2017
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.
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.