An earthquake. A flood. A public health crisis. The lives of millions annually are instantly and irrevocably changed when natural disasters or other calamities strike. We leverage more than a century of experience to provide expert, immediate humanitarian aid for communities in crisis around the world.

From Indonesia to Nepal, from the Philippines to India, we're on the ground when disaster strikes, working with communities to not just recover but truly rebuild — crafting innovative, sustainable solutions to ensure that the most vulnerable people in the hardest-hit towns and cities come back stronger than ever.

Donate now to support emergency rescue and relief efforts and emergency aid.

Your Support Matters

Every dollar counts.

When you give to JDC’s Disaster Response efforts, you ensure we can continue responding to urgent crises across the globe. Your contribution will be used to address the most critical situations, wherever they are.

Thanks to you, we are:

  • Working with trusted local partners in Indonesia, where two earthquakes less than a month apart have had devastating effects. We’re providing immediate aid—emergency medical care, critical supplies, and psychosocial support—in Sulawesi, while continuing the long-term relief effort in Lombok.
  • Providing food and clothes to hundreds of families devastated by deadly floods and landslides in Kerala, India, together with the Jewish community of India and our longstanding partner the All-India Disaster Mitigation Institute.

And as the on-the-ground needs change day to day, your support guarantees we’ll be able to respond in the ways that matter most to the recovery of those in greatest need.