CBS News:” Six ways you can help victims of the deadly tornadoes that swept through the central U.S.”
Islamic Relief USA was recently mentioned in a CBS News article about helping tornado victims in the Midwest. | DECEMBER 18, 2021.
“Severe storms and tornadoes tore through multiple states last week, devastating communities and killing dozens of people.
As of Saturday, at least 78 people were confirmed dead in Kentucky, including multiple children, and many are still unaccounted for. Governor Andy Beshear said the death toll in the state “could end up exceeding 100.”
“This is likely to be the most severe tornado outbreak in our state’s history,” Beshear said last weekend.
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In Illinois, six people were killed when the storms toppled an Amazon warehouse in Edwardsville. Five people died in Tennessee, two others in Arkansas and two more in Missouri as a result of the catastrophic storms. The total death toll as of Saturday was 93.
Homes were leveled and many are still without power. As federal, state and local teams work towards recovery efforts and cleanup, here are six ways you can help the victims of the deadly storms:
Islamic Relief USA
Religious nonprofit organization Islamic Relief USA has teams mobilized on the ground in Kentucky providing relief for impacted families. The group is asking for monetary donations to assist in providing shelter and disaster assessment for the storm’s victims.