IsraAID: The Israel Forum for International Humanitarian Aid, in partnership with The Jewish Federation of Greater Toronto and American Jewish Committee, are sending a humanitarian aid cargo to help the people of South Sudan "on behalf of the Israeli and Jewish people as a goodwill gesture between both communities," according to a news release issued by the organization.
IsraAID is planning to send a long-term aid mission to help women, children and the elderly in the new country.
JERUSALEM (JTA) -- Israel has sent 200,000 doses of medication against cholera to Haiti and will set up a permanent trauma and emergency center there.
IsraAID - the Israel Aid Agency sent an entire field hospital and medical personnel to Haiti in the immediate aftermath of January's devastating earthquake, which left more than 100,000 dead and hundreds of thousands injured. Israeli police also joined the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti, to keep order in the area.