Wherever we’re needed. As long as it takes.


Emergency: Ukraine Dam Explosion

The destruction of the Nova Kakhovka dam in Kherson region led to major flooding and disrupted access to drinking water and electricity. At least 16,000 have already been evacuated. IsraAID is focusing its response in communities hosting displaced families.


Who we are

IsraAID is an international non-governmental humanitarian aid organization based in Israel. Since we were founded in 2001, our teams have worked in emergency and long-term development settings in more than 60 countries around the world.



IsraAID responds to emergencies and helps people affected by crisis re-build their lives, their communities, and their futures, together. From hurricanes to refugee crises to global pandemics, we mobilize quickly and collaborate with communities at the deepest level, staying for as long as it takes.

Emergency Response

Recovery & Preparedness

Refugees & Forced Migration

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"It is our responsibility to work alongside communities to ensure that those most vulnerable to emergencies have the tools and capacities to prevent storms from becoming disasters."

Molly Bernstein, Innovation, Information & Impact Coordinator, IsraAID HQ



People reached in Ukraine & Moldova since February 24th 2022.


Countries reached through emergency and long-term relief work since 2001.

8 Million

People reached around the world during the COVID-19 pandemic, through media campaigns, relief distributions, remote support, and more.

Spotlight: Uganda

“Before I was nobody. IsraAID made me somebody.”

Over the past few years, IsraAID Uganda has trained over 130 students in the Acholiland area to repair, manage, and drill boreholes and handpumps. The WaMTech (Water Management Technician) course doesn’t just mean water for the community, it also means a new livelihood opportunity to help the students support themselves and their families.


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7 June, 2023

Press Release

Tuesday, June 6, 2023. For immediate release: IsraAID, Israel’s leading humanitarian aid organization, launched an emergency response on Wednesday, supporting Ukrainians displaced after a critical dam was destroyed. The destruction of the Nova Kakhovka dam and hydraulic power plant on...

IsraAID supporting Ukrainians amid flooding from dam explosion

17 May, 2023


When we think of technology, we often think of the shiniest new inventions – artificial intelligence and electric cars, the stuff of science fiction. But technology includes many elements, from water filtration systems to organizing and communicating new information. A...

Four ways IsraAID makes technology work for communities

8 May, 2023

Press Release

Yotam Polizer, the CEO of Israel’s leading humanitarian aid organization, IsraAID, received the 2023 Charles Bronfman Prize in a ceremony in New York on Sunday. The annual award is presented to a humanitarian whose work, informed by Jewish values, has...

IsraAID CEO Yotam Polizer receives Charles Bronfman Prize