Help for survivors
In Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia, a housing repair and renovation programme, initiated and supported by the British Jewish community, provides the most vulnerable members of local Jewish communities with a dignified and healthy home.
The Jaffa Institute helps needy Israelis by federating a network of 7,000 people. With support from the Foundation for the Memory of the Shoah, it has set up a food aid program specifically for Holocaust survivors living below the poverty line in Tel Aviv’s southern district.
The NGO Aviv was set up in 2007 to help israeli survivors of the Shoah to receive the aid and compensation to which they are entitled. It is now expanding its activities in the south of the country, where services for survivors are not easily accessible.
Aloumim is an Israeli organization grouping together children hidden in France during the Holocaust and the volunteers who work with them. It focuses on preserving memory and provides its neediest members with medical and social assistance.
The Jewish community in Riga offers health coverage to Shoah survivors in Latvia. In a country where medical care can be very expensive, this insurance allows the poorest people to be properly covered.