Reporting Organization

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) is the world’s leading Jewish humanitarian assistance organization. JDC works in more than 70 countries and in Israel to alleviate hunger and hardship, rescue Jews in danger, create lasting connections to Jewish life, and provide immediate relief and long-term development support for victims of natural and man-made disasters.

Website http://www.jdc.org
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Projects

ordered by most recently updated

  • Japan Earthquake Relief- Schools

    A project from 3 different sectors in Japan

    In response to the 9.0- magnitude earthquake and the tsunami that devastated coastal areas of northeast Japan on March 11, 2011, JDC opened an emergency mailbox and, with the help of the Jewish Community of Japan... Learn more

    Last updated February 27, 2015

  • Health Care and Child Care

    A project from 2 different sectors in India

    JDC is working with SEWA (the Self- Employed Women's Association) to develop an integrated model for provision of integrated services including livelihood promotion, health and child care, financial services,... Learn more

    Last updated February 20, 2015

  • Japan Tsunami Relief- Experience Center

    A project from 2 different sectors in Japan

    In response to the 9.0- magnitude earthquake and the tsunami that devastated coastal areas of northeast Japan on March 11, 2011, JDC opened an emergency mailbox and, with the help of the Jewish Community of Japan... Learn more

    Last updated February 20, 2015

  • Typhoon Haiyan Relief - Fishing Industry

    A project from 2 different sectors in Philippines

    The fishing industry was one of the hardest hit local industries by the typhoon. JDC has launched a program with local partner NVC to help rehabilitate the industry in this community by providing replacement boats... Learn more

    Last updated February 20, 2015

  • Women's Health Empowerment Program

    Health project in 3 countries

    In partnership with Susan G. Komen for the Cure, JDC is operating the Marcia Presky Women s Health Empowerment Program (WHEP). Established in 1995, WHEP encourages the early detection of breast cancer when it... Learn more

    Last updated February 19, 2015

  • Typhoon Haiyan Relief - Social Services

    A project from 4 different sectors in Philippines

    Persons with disabilities are highly vulnerable in disaster situations. With this in mind, JDC is partnering with the Balay Mindanaw Foundation to enhance the capacity of local disaster risk reduction infrastructure... Learn more

    Last updated February 19, 2015

  • Typhoon Haiyan Relief- Holistic Recovery

    A project from 3 different sectors in Philippines

    Addressing the complex and multi- faceted needs of communities recovering from disaster, JDC is helping to develop a holistic recovery program for village communities on Panay and Bohol Islands and other areas... Learn more

    Last updated February 19, 2015

  • Typhoon Haiyan Relief - ITC

    A project from 2 different sectors in Philippines

    Throughout the disaster- affected region, the psycho social impact on victims remains a salient issue. With this in mind, JDC has deployed delegations of experts from the Israel Trauma Coalition (ITC) to assess... Learn more

    Last updated February 19, 2015

  • Typhoon Haiyan Relief- Education

    A project from 4 different sectors in Philippines

    JDC s critical Typhoon Haiyan recovery and rebuilding efforts developed in consultation with local authorities, the Filipino Jewish community, and our global partners are concentrated on the Philippines... Learn more

    Last updated February 19, 2015

  • Oeuvre Secours aux Enfants

    A project from 3 different sectors in Morocco

    Morocco s ancient Jewish communities are extremely tight knit and have managed to preserve their Jewish heritage and customs that date back hundreds of years. The small Jewish community today is a protected minority... Learn more

    Last updated February 19, 2015

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