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JDC Responds to Guatemala Volcano Disaster

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee is responding to the devastating and ongoing eruption of Guatemala’s Fuego volcano, immediately supporting the aid efforts of the Guatemalan Jewish community as they distribute critically needed relief items to those in the hardest-hit areas and plan for the rebuilding of schools and clinics. JDC is in continuous touch with the Jewish community to monitor changing needs on the ground in preparation for recovery and rebuilding projects, including deploying its experts to develop recovery programs.

JDC Joins Hazon Seal of Sustainability Program

Humanitarian Group Joins Effort to Green Jewish Organizations

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) announced its participation in Hazon’s Seal of Sustainability program, an initiative created to enhance renewable-related education, activity, and advocacy in the Jewish community and worldwide. JDC will work to reduce the carbon footprint of its NYC Headquarters office and hold educational training for employees about ways to protect the planet.

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