—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—
JAMAICA, New York (October 29, 2012) – ICNA Relief Head Office unveils a broad plan for the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
Along the east coast, from Washington to Boston, big cities and small towns are getting ready to face the super storm. According to the National Weather Service the metropolitan area could get hit with an 11-foot wall of water. A coastal flood warning remains in effect.
In the early response phase Points of Distribution (PODs) are being set up in cooperation with the local Islamic Centers along the Hurricane Path.
Depending on the needs in the affected area and of availability of resources, plans are underway to provide the following services. This plan will be implemented once the circumstances permits access to these areas:
Also see: Du’as to Remember During Storms
ICNA Relief USA is the only domestic, Islamic-faith based agency, actively participating in Disaster Response through Disaster Recovery, in the United States. ICNA Relief is members of NVOAD (National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster) as well as several state VOADs. It is considered subject matter expert in the field of Disaster Case Management.
Press Contact: Umber Siddiqui
Assistant Director for Public Affairs
ICNA Relief USA
Office: (718) 658-7028 Extension: 126
Disaster Support Hotline (888) 616-6865