Natan for Disaster Relief
In 2008, Brit Olam and the Humanitarian Fund of the Kibbutz Movement founded the non-profit Natan – The Israeli Coalition for Disaster Relief in partnership with other Israeli relief organizations. This coalition combines the best of Israeli expertise in humanitarian aid by coordinating inter-organizational activities and raising public and governmental awareness in Israel. Natan focuses its activities during the Rescue and Relief phase of a major disaster by providing life preserving, medical and psychological aid. Since its formation, Natan has dispatched dozens of delegations to Georgia and Haiti. Natan recruits and trains volunteer teams to deal with emergency missions and community recovery. As of June 2013 Natan operates as an active unit of Brit Olam. Board of Directors: Einav Levy, Dr. Moshe Farhi, Dr. Mike Naftali, Eitan Shachar, Mike Atinson, Adi Ramot, Itzik Aharoni, Dr. Zohar Rubinstein, Nir Sarig, Sharon Shaul, Noa Berger, Naama ShiloPast Relief Operations: Carmel Forst Fire Disaster Relief Haiti 2010 Relief Operation Relief Mission in Georgia
Natan – The Israeli Coalition for Disaster Relief founded in memory of Abie Natan honors the work of it’s founder – Henry Elkalasi for his devoted humanitarian work across the world in the past decades, for his endless devotion and love for all humans.