In total, the organization is reducing its workforce by 10%. JDC is also drawing $5 million from its $170 million endowment and imposing salary freezes until the end of 2021.
Nickolay Mladenov, Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, thanked the government and people of the UAE for their continued support to the Palestinian people.
The regime in Tehran has a long-documented history of using aid for illicit purposes.
In the former Soviet Union, in Israel, in Latin America and even in Ethiopia, the JDC continues to help the most vulnerable, including the poor and elderly.
UJA Federation of New York's financial aid will help organizations respond to emerging needs, cover losses associated with the disruption of their operations, and help them continue their work.
The coronavirus is affecting communities worldwide and is hampering the ability of Israeli and Jewish non-profits to support the most vulnerable and at-risk populations, they say.
‘State of the Heart: Stories of a Humanitarian Israel’ puts focus on individual inspirational stories
The Coordination and Liaison Administration said the program is part of a policy that seeks to prevent any further deterioration of the humanitarian crisis in Gaza due to its lack of water.
“Our hope is that these change-makers will be inspired to launch conversations about global responsibility," said OLAM executive director Dyonna Ginsburg.
The first patients that will benefit from the program are cancer and transplant patients.