Islamic Society Of Tampa Bay Opened As An Evacuation Shelter

Sunday, September 10, 2017

NPR, All Things Considered

MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

We've been checking in on people taking shelter from Hurricane Irma. So we're turning now to Ahmed Youssef. He's a volunteer at the Islamic Society of Tampa Bay. And he's with us now from the mosque's hurricane shelter, which opened earlier this week and is housing some 600 people. Mr. youssef, thanks so much for speaking with us.

AHMED YOUSSEF: Oh, thank you for having me today. I really appreciate the coverage.

MARTIN: Sure. What is the mood there like?

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