When disaster strikes, Islamic Relief USA responds immediately to get vital resources to survivors as quickly and efficiently as possible. IRUSA Disaster Assistance Response Team members are essential to the success of our response. IRUSA is a member of the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD), which serves as a voice for nonprofit organizations and volunteers that work in all phases of disaster.Click on the markers on the map below to learn about where DART has responded and where DART training sessions are available.
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Support Islamic Relief USA’s DART Team—made mostly of volunteers—by donating to help provide training in essential courses, like disaster assessment and shelter fundamentals, and to aid the procurement of supplies, transportation, lodging and food for volunteers while they donate their time to providing emergency relief in the field.
Join the DART TeamApply today to be a Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) member for Islamic Relief USA, and turn your extra time into good deeds. Fill out this form or contact Miriam Soliman, Islamic Relief USA disaster response team coordinator, at email@example.com. And join the conversation about DART on social media—make sure to use #IRDART with your note.
DART Training and CertificationIslamic Relief emergency volunteers undergo extensive training by certified staffers from the American Red Cross and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The safety and security of our volunteers are extremely important to us—and every precaution is taken to provide the smoothest experience possible for our team members. Training Schedule Islamic Relief USA offers training sessions for disaster assistance efforts. Click on your state’s name to learn when the next planned session is coming to your area.