Meet the community groups helping hundreds of Muslims isolating in Melbourne’s outbreak | ABC News

Meet the community groups helping hundreds of Muslims isolating in Melbourne’s outbreak | ABC News

it’s often busy at abukur’s butcher shop he’s been a staple in flemington for decades but recently his services have been needed elsewhere we’re going to go to raganina tomorrow we’re going to go to dallas the bromiders area a book has been supported by community groups to deliver food to hundreds of muslims who are isolating this is very hard it’s very hard and what happened last time other people was helping them but they give the things they don’t need it you know so for us it’s more unique so we got the halal everything a few kilometers away anap has been supplying hot meals from her somali restaurant the state government is paying for some of the deliveries any minute they can call us can you please provide them 50 people for me and then we have to jump and and do the whole thing all over again on the other side of the city this halal food bank led by volunteers has been able to supply 180 000 worth of food since the pandemic began as soon as any form of muslim demographic goes into lockdown we will be called upon as you can see this is a massive community effort it’s a different story from last year now with more support these community groups can help hundreds in isolation some of the families and other organizations have been helping are now out of the isolation period they say the support is appreciated last year we have a real coffin we didn’t get any help but this year we haven’t got but we was guaranteed and we got help [Music] helping people to isolate safely is what’s important last year he lost his father-in-law to covert last year is a lot of our people passed away they’re gone there’s a lot of elderly people we know so when you know the one you’re part of your family your friends your relatives passed away it touch you ahmed youssef abc news melbourne you
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