IsraAID Humanitarian Professionals Network

Are You Interested In Humanitarian Relief, International Development, and Disaster Response?

The IsraAID Humanitarian Professionals Network (IHPN) is an international network of professionals at the vanguard of global aid relief activities. Members of IHPN receive expert briefings, trainings in emergency-preparedness and humanitarian aid, and priority access to deploy on IsraAID missions.

IHPN members are leaders and professionals who are passionate about humanitarian issues and interested in supporting efforts domestically and around the world with IsraAID.

Members of the network:

  • Develop skills: IHPN offers a robust  disaster response and humanitarian aid  educational program for professionals in the medical,  mental health, and engineering fields, equipping them with the skills and knowledge to deploy into crisis zones.
  • Meet like-minded professionals: IHPN participants are part of an elite group of professionals at the top of their field and committed to making an impact.
  • Do good: IHPN participants receive priority access to deploy on IsraAID missions around the world.
  • Get prepared: IHPN participants receive hands-on training for response to local and global disasters.
  • Receive access: Members receive exclusive IsraAID updates and briefings, access to best practices, and reports from IsraAID’s Global CEO’s.

Membership is currently free but events include cover charge.

Have a different skill set? Join our Emergency Response Program with IsraAID after local disasters strike. Click here to learn more.

Upcoming Events:

  • February 21 | Los Angeles > The Day After The Disaster: The Next Steps of Humanitarian Aid by Tim Berke. Download invitation here, see more information and RSVP HERE.

  • March TBA | Los Angeles > Understanding The Global Refugee Crisis by Dr. Nir Boms.


”IsraAID is the purest relief work possible.”

Dr. Lior Tamir - Dentist & Founder, Bloom Dental Group

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Contact IHPN Director, Farah Shamolian.

Generously Supported By:

Seed funding provided by the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles - Click to learn more

IHPN LA Task Force:

  • Esther Stein, Community leader
  • Dr. Alexander Stein, Thoracic surgeon
  • Leslie Kessler, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Providence St. John’s
  • Dr. Sharon Merkin, Epidemiologist & Associate Professor, UCLA
  • Dr. Diana Katsman, Retinal Surgeon, Retina Institute of California
  • Dr. Daniel Lieber, Oncologist
  • Dr. Alon Frydman, DDS  
  • Dr. Lucy Uber, Pediatrician
  • Ben Drillings, American Israeli Medical Association
  • Bradley Cook, CareerUp Now
  • Tammi Weinstein, Volunteer Coordinator at Cedars Sinai

IHPN is Endorsed By:

The City of Los Angeles Emergency Management Department
Dental Volunteers for Israel
AJC: American Jewish Committee

IsraAID US is a proud member of VOAD (Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters) in New York and Puerto Rico. VOAD is an association of organizations active in disaster response. The coalition includes some of the most reputable organizations in the US.

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IHPN In The News:

IsraAID launching new aid initiative to train medical, mental-health professionals.

IsraAID starts Humanitarian Professionals Network in US.

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