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Gateway Community Services of Maine compiled COVID-19 video resources for Somali speakers

The following videos were created by Gateway Community Services of Maine to discuss COVID-19 resources for Somali speakers.

Sheikh Mohamud is the Imam of Maine Muslim Community Center. He discusses the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on Muslims and their places of worship. https://youtu.be/pmisfihN1fU 

Dr. Abdullahi Ahmed,  the principal of Deering High School in Portland, discusses the impact of COVID-19 on students and parents. https://youtu.be/UxDQxenbEes 

Yusuf Yusuf is a social worker with Gateway Community Services. He talks about the impact of COVID-19 on appointments relating to DHHS, SSA, Immigration, housing (how do I pay my rents etc.) and many more topics. https://youtu.be/y5SMOJyXOeY 
Mohamed Ibrahim is a community organizer with Maine People’s Alliance and shares methods for getting needed help. https://youtu.be/OipUnb2B7E0