Rescue Victims of Global Emergencies

In the wake of the devastating 2010 earthquake, water tanks installed by JDC in downtown Port Au Prince, Haiti gave tens of thousands of tent city dwellers access to potable water.

JDC leverages nearly a century’s experience helping Jewish communities worldwide confronted by the most difficult challenges—disaster, extreme poverty, political instability, genocide—to create innovative programs that benefit some of the world’s neediest populations. Seed money from JDC leverages funds from the U.S. government, foreign governments, international non-governmental organizations (NGOs), foundations, and individual donors.

In times of emergency, JDC turns on the dime to provide critical humanitarian relief:

JDC’s immediate relief and long-term development assistance has saved the lives of hundreds of thousands of people facing crises around the globe.


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