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A group of 41 Afghan women and their families were rescued from Taliban-ruled Kabul in a successful mission that brought them safely to Abu Dhabi, September 2021. Credit: IsraAID.

Former rescuer of Soviet Jews helps bring Afghan women to freedom

A group of 41 Afghan women and their families were rescued from Taliban-ruled Kabul last week in a successful mission that brought them safely to Abu Dhabi. Among them were athletes, including members of the...
Children oversee excavation in the city of Les Cayes, Haiti, following the 7.2-magnitude earthquake that struck on Aug. 14, 2021. Credit: UNICEF, ©Harry Rouzier.

IsraAID offers assistance to Haiti after earthquake, flood waters from tropical storm

Aid efforts to get to the remote site of Saturday’s deadly earthquake in Haiti are ongoing but are being hampered by a tropical storm that brought heavy rains to the region. Among agencies providing assistance...
An IsraAid response team assists in relief efforts for flood-stricken German communities. Credit: IsraAID/Magnus Terhorst.

Israeli aid NGO dispatches team to flood-afflicted western Germany

Following the floods that recently devastated communities in Western Germany, the Israeli NGO IsraAID sent out a response team to help with relief distribution, clean-up efforts and psychological first aid. The floods, which hit Germany...
The Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Science and Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan dedicates the COBAS 6800 testing machine to the nation during his visit to the National Centre for Disease Control in Delhi, India, on May 14, 2020. Credit: Press Information Bureau, Government of India via Wikimedia Commons.

IsraAID to provide oxygen concentrators, supplies to India in midst of COVID crisis

In response to the devastating coronavirus outbreak in India, now at the epicenter of the pandemic, IsraAID will provide urgently needed medical supplies to the beleaguered nation. According to the World Health Organization’s weekly epidemiological...

IsraAID sends vaccine-support team to Eswatini

Israeli humanitarian aid agency IsraAID dispatched a medical, logistical and psychosocial team to Eswatini (Swaziland) on March 8 at the invitation of the Eswatini government to support the southern African country’s upcoming national COVID-19...
A view of the Israeli-built housing development in Guatemala. Credit: Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Israel completes housing for Guatemalans who lost homes in 2018 volcano blast

Israel’s embassy in Guatemala recently finished its housing development in the town of Escuintla for families whose homes were destroyed in the 2018 Fuego volcano eruption. On Jan. 31, Israel’s Ambassador to Guatemala and Honduras...
An IsraAID worker in Guatemala. Photo: courtesy.

IsraAID Guatemala brings relief in wake of Storm Eta

Israeli humanitarian aid agency IsraAID has launched an emergency response in Guatemala following Tropical Storm Eta, which has killed more than 150 people and affected the lives of some 200,000 residents of the Central American country. IsraAID’s...
Firefighters extinguishing a forest fire near Jerusalem in November 2019. Photo by Noam Revkin Fenton/Flash90.

13 ways Israel is helping the world fight forest fires

This year alone, Australia battled its largest-ever bushfire, California has more than 500 blazes burning, many of them mega-fires, and forest fires have been reported in 14 other U.S. states. In August, Argentina registered 8,493...
A general view of Rome on Feb 09, 2018. Photo by Gili Yaari/Flash90.

IsraAID partners with Rome Jewish community to help frontline workers, volunteers

The Israeli humanitarian aid organization IsraAID is providing support to frontline medical professionals and volunteers in the organization’s emergency units responding to the coronavirus crisis in Italy with the launch of webinars on stress...
Magen David Adom responds to the request by Chabad for protective gear for communities in China amid the coronavirus outbreak, February 2020. Credit: Courtesy.

Magen David Adom sends protective gear to Chabad in China amid coronavirus outbreak

A shipment of medical supplies from Magen David Adom in Israel were delivered on Monday morning to Chabad in China to help prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus. At the request of Chabad, Magen...