:"Hundreds of Muslims are helping victims of Hurricane Harvey, here's how" - Islamic Relief USA

The following is an excerpt from an article posted in the  in Aug 2017: 

“ As the Texan city of Houston suffers from the worst storm to hit the United States in 12 years, many Muslims are refusing to sit back and seek shelter until it passes.

Hundreds of Muslims, especially those belonging to the Ahmadiyya community, have gone the extra mile to help out those affected by Hurricane Harvey.

The tropical storm, from which the city is expected to take years to fully recover, has left at least eight dead and thousands stranded…

Volunteers from Islamic Relief USA also lent a helping hand and teamed up with the American Red Cross to set up a “mega shelter” in the Dallas Convention Center.

Several mosques and churches are welcoming people and offering them shelter, such as the Islamic Society of Greater Houston.”


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