Hurricane Matthew is the worst humanitarian crisis to hit Haiti since the 2010 earthquake there left more than 200,000 people dead and tens of thousands homeless. Currently, more than 900 people have been killed in Hurricane Matthew and its aftermath. The need for humanitarian aid is urgent: tens of thousands of people have been displaced, and hundreds are reported injured.
We at OLAM are proud to partner with multiple Jewish and Israeli organizations who are responding to care for those affected by this crisis. See below for a list of our partners providing on-the-ground relief in Haiti, and consider supporting their efforts:
With your help, JDC can work with trusted partners on the ground to deliver medical relief and coordinate the most pressing healthcare needs facing those impacted by the hurricane.
AJWS is sending emergency relief funds to trusted Haitian and Dominican aid organizations that are working day and night to help survivors rebuild damaged homes and infrastructure, manage the spread of cholera and aid people without homes, food and water.
Volunteers from CADENA, a Mexican Jewish humanitarian aid organization, have already landed in Haiti to support search-and-rescue and relief.
Please help World Jewish Relief provide emergency relief such as food and water, shelter, and hygiene kits. World Jewish Relief will also use their expertise to support Haitians in rebuilding their lives and livelihoods in the wake of this disaster.
Please note that the above is not an exhaustive list. Follow OLAM on Facebook for updates on more Jewish and Israeli organizations responding to Hurricane Matthew. To learn how you can get involved, contact one of our above partners or email firstname.lastname@example.org.