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Volunteers ventured out into stormy conditions to provide assistance in flood affected areas

Hurricane Harvey has been referred to as a "1,000-year flood," with its 50 inches of rainfall exceeding all records for the continental USA. It is estimated that damage from the storm will surpass that of hurricanes Sandy (New Jersey 2012) and Katrina (Louisiana 2005) combined. Volunteers have worked to reach Jamati members and others affected by the flooding, and to provide assistance with the recovery process.

Visitors enjoyed learning and hearing about the significant pieces of art while touring the Ismaili Centre, Toronto

Toronto, 27-28 May 2017 - For a third year in a row, the Ismaili Centre, Toronto opened its doors to the wider community for the 18th annual Doors Open Toronto, an weekend event in which hundreds of buildings of architectural, historic, cultural, and social significance to the city of Toronto open their doors to the public for this free citywide event.  Ismaili Centre tour guides hosted over four thousand visitors over the course of the weekend, sharing their insights about the architecture and vision that the late Charles Correa, the modernist Indian architect, had for the design of the Centre. 

Jamati members stand with the Fanous outside the White House in Washington, DC. JG/TheIsmaili.org

The Jubilee Games Fanous was celebrated across all seven regions of the United States, where the American Jamat resides.

 

Men’s doubles tennis – Canada A vs. Canada B.

Ismailis across Canada were brought together by the Jubilee Games Fanous, and in a few day’s time over 330 athletes and coaching staff from Canada will take in its glow in Dubai together with their brothers and sisters from around the world.

The Fanous completes the final leg of its global journey as it reaches the Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Jubilee Games in Dubai, UAE. JG/Mirza Tabraiz

The 2016 Jubilee Games Theme Song embodies the essence of the Jubilee Games for athletes, volunteers and spectators alike: Dream to excel in everything you do; compete to achieve excellence in sports or your passion in life; and pledge to unite as a community sharing common values.

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