Ayman Kabire, a volunteer at Champions Mosque with the Islamic Society of Greater Houston, talks to evacuees at a mosque that was being used as a shelter. Houston's Muslim community, an estimated 200,000 people, has opened many of its community centers and sent hundreds of volunteers to serve food and deliver donations. Some have rescued neighbors from high water. (AP/Jay Reeves)
Hurricane Harvey

On Muslim Holiday, Houston’s Mosques Open To Hurricane Harvey Evacuees

As in other catastrophes, from Superstorm Sandy in October 2012 to Hurricane Katrina in 2005, and the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, American Muslims have been counted both as victims and as participants in the recovery.