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Competency Guidelines: Sheltering & Mass Care for Muslims

National Disaster Interfaiths Network

January 1, 2012

These guidelines are provided to inform cultural competency and reasonable religious accommodation mandates for U.S. Mass Care providers, and to assist staff and volunteers in competently meeting the needs of Muslims during disaster response or recovery operations—whether at a government or private shelter, or a shelter in a Mosque (Masjid, in Arabic) or any other house of worship.