Humanitarian needs become immediate and severe when emergencies and disasters occur. Islamic Relief USA aims to provide rapid relief to survivors of emergencies across the world as soon as possible.
Our partnerships with local staff in over three dozen countries maximize IRUSA’s ability to respond to urgent situations with speed and efficiency. We also maintain the highest standards of best practices and cultural sensitivity.
IRUSA’s emergency aid efforts often include distribution of food, water, and clothing. Construction of temporary shelters and providing vital medical care is also a priority.
In the United States, IRUSA’s Disaster Response Team (DRT) serve as first responders for emergencies. From natural disasters like hurricanes and wildfires, to tragedies like the Pulse and Parkland shootings, the DRT team continues to be one of the first humanitarian teams nationwide to lend a helping hand to people in their most trying hours.
Currently, there are four marked emergencies that Islamic Relief USA is responding to: