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Aid workers describe chaos at Rohingya border camp

By FATIMA SYED, Staff Reporter, Sept. 23, 2017
 
Standing on the easternmost riverside city of Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, in the shadow a Burmese horizon that’s still on fire, Zaid Al-Rawni watched small boats crossing the treacherous waters full of people. They’d go back empty and come back with more people.
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09 22 17
 

Muslims At The Forefront Of Relief Work

by Aisha Asif, Media Director at ICNA Relief
 
When Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005 breaking away the levees and unleashing destruction at a level not seen before, it was then that ICNA Relief stood up for the first time to respond to a disaster. The organization mobilized Islamic centers, mosques, and the Muslim American community to come together to house, feed and help rehabilitate hurricane survivors.
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09 21 17
 

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.
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09 20 17
 

U.S. Muslim group passes out food & supplies in Liberty City

LIBERTY CITY (CBSMiami) September 17, 2017 — Neighbors continue helping neighbors all across South Florida. On Sunday, the Islamic Circle of North America’s Disaster Relief Organization passed out food and supplies in Liberty City, at the Masjid Al-Ansar at 5245 N.W. 7th Avenue.
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09 20 17
 

Muslim festival cuts through the stereotypes

By Jeremy C. Fox and Cristela Guerra GLOBE CORRESPONDENT | GLOBE STAFF SEPTEMBER 17, 2017
 
MALDEN — The percussive rhythms of traditional Syrian music and the smells of shawarma and samosas filled the air Sunday afternoon as thousands gathered for a celebration of Islamic culture intended to build bridges across faiths and erode negative stereotypes of the religion.
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