Israeli Aid Group Sends Rescue Team to California Fires

TEL AVIV – Israeli NGO IsraAID has dispatched an emergency response team to California to assist communities impacted by the devastating wildfires that have so far killed 80 people and destroyed 14,000 buildings.

An American flag hangs at a burned out mobile home park in Paradise, California on November 18, 2018. - The family lost a home in the same spot to a fire 10 years prior. (Photo by Josh Edelson / AFP) (Photo credit should read JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images)

IDF Rescue Unit Greeted with Applause in Mexico

An Israeli rescue delegation was greeted with spontaneous applause in the streets of a Mexican town Friday, in a show of gratitude for the team’s efforts to aid in the search for survivors following a devastating earthquake Tuesday.

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Israel’s DC Embassy Ships Tons of Aid to Harvey Victims

WASHINGTON — After Hurricane Harvey devastated a large expanse of Texas, stretching out from Houston to neighboring state Louisiana, the Israeli Embassy to the United States joined with two organizations to ship several tons of aid to the storm’s victims.

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Jewish Groups Offer Free Counseling For Harvey Victims

TEL AVIV – Experts around the U.S. are giving free trauma counseling to victims of Tropical Storm Harvey courtesy of Jewish Family Service (JFS) of Houston and the Network of Jewish Human Services Agencies (NJHSA).

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Israel Sends Relief Aid to Texas

TEL AVIV – Israeli aid experts have been dispatched to Texas to provide emergency relief and psychosocial support to the victims of Tropical Storm Harvey.

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Israel Aid Group Helps Yazidi Victims of Islamic State

In August of this year, Israeli aid worker Rachel Weiss, (not her real name, for her own protection) traveled to Iraq as a part of an official IsraAID mission to assist Yazidi refugees living in displaced persons camps in Dohuk province, in northern Iraq.


Israeli Aid Delegation To Help Louisiana Flood Victims

TEL AVIV – Israeli NGO IsraAid is sending a humanitarian delegation to Louisiana to assist flood victims in salvaging their property, return to their homes, and begin the process of rehabilitation.

Evacuees take advantage of the shelter setup in the The Baton Rouge River Center arena as the area deals with the record flooding that took place causing thousands of people to seek temporary shelter on August 19, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Last week Louisiana was overwhelmed with flood water …

IsraAID Wins Muhammad Ali Award For Humanitarian Aid Work

In recognition of IsraAID’s contribution to humanitarian aid work around the world, Navonel Glick, the organization’s chief operating officer, has been selected to receive the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award at the Ali Center’s annual gala dinner in September.


Israel, PA Sending Medical Team to Quake-Affected Areas

The Times of Israel reports: Israeli and Palestinian rescue teams were to set out for Ecuador and southern Japan on Monday, after deadly earthquakes rocked both countries. A Palestinian medical team is to leave Monday from the West Bank to

Rescuers and their guide dogs search for victims buried in a landslide due to the recent earthquakes in the village of Minami-Aso, Japan's Kumamoto prefecture, on April 18, 2016

Isra-AID Provides Aid to Forgotten Refugees in Northern France

The Jerusalem Post reports: As the cold winter wind lashes makeshift tents and families struggle through the deep muddy paths, the IsraAID professional response team met refugees desperate for aid and support. Refugees in the region of Northern France arrived after