Muslims to give food, supplies to unpaid fed employees
Food and necessities now available for TSA agents and other workers impacted by the federal government shutdown at Logan International Airport. By Nate Homan, Metro News
ICNA Relief gearing up to respond to hurricane Florence
ICNA Relief Commits $100,000 to Relief Efforts. 18 Mosques in impacted regions to shelter evacuees. Sept. 14 – Hurricane Florence is set to be the most dangerous storm to hit the Carolinas in 30 years. It is expected to cause “life-threatening storm surge and rainfall.”
Hurricane Florence evacuees begin pouring into Georgia
By Rosalind Bentley and Shelia Poole – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Evacuees from North and South Carolina began arriving in Georgia on Tuesday, where they are planning to wait out the expected wrath of Hurricane Florence as it makes its way across both states and portions of Virginia.
Religious principles drive Muslim response to disasters
By Zainab Arain, Orlando Sentinel In the past month, the South and Southeastern regions of the United States were besieged by climate-related disasters. Hurricanes Harvey and Irma left at least 116 people dead and an estimated $290 billion in damages in their wake.
Irma: Additional Georgia shelter Mosques available
ATLANTA (CBS46) – Georgia’s Muslim community has released an updated and expanded list of mosques serving as shelters for hurricane evacuees.
Hurricane Irma: ICNA Relief on standby and monitoring
Miami, FL (Sept. 8, 2017) – ICNA Relief USA, the only Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved American Muslim relief agency for disaster services, is monitoring Hurricane Irma’s path as it barrels towards Florida after pummeling Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands.
Georgia mosques ready to take in 1,000+ Irma evacuees
by Anna Swartz, Mic.com, Sept. 8, 2017 As tens of thousands of Florida residents flee the state before Hurricane Irma makes landfall, their neighbors prepare to welcome evacuees in need of shelter. In Georgia, 12 mosques were readying themselves on Friday to take in as many as 1,000 evacuees in need of a place […]
Atlanta community hosting thousands of Irma evacuees
ATLANTA – Two religious communities in the city of Atlanta are coming together to help evacuees coming to the area due to the Hurricane Irma. A local Jewish community in Toco Hills is opening their homes to Orthodox Jews who are fleeing South Florida to seek refuge for the Sabbath until they are able […]
Muslim convention in Atlanta focusing on peace, building relationships
Tim Darnell , WXIA, 11 Alive by NBC ATLANTA, Ga — Thousands of American Muslims met in Atlanta over Christmas weekend discussing peace and spiritual renewal.