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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Emergency Deployment Team for Israel

Doctors, Nurses, Paramedics, Firefighters, and Community Members needed for volunteer deployment to Israel as needed, if a crisis occurs.

The Emergency Volunteers Project (EVP) is assembling a team of volunteers from Pittsburgh for deployment to Israel if needed during a crisis, including natural disasters. Together with the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, Partnership2Gether (P2G) and the cities of Karmiel and Misgav, volunteers will be certified by EVP to become local and international first responders.

Emergency Volunteers ProjectEVP Certification Training
March 11, 2018
7:30 AM – 6:30 PM
Location details to be announced. 


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Doctors: will receive temporary licensure to practice medicine in Israel.

Firefighters: will work alongside their Israeli counterparts riding on fire trucks and responding to life-saving emergency calls.

Nurses and Paramedics: will provide life-saving assistance at the hospitals and in bomb shelters.

Community Volunteers: will serve in the municipality emergency depots, deliver water and food to shelters and provide various support services in towns drained by call-ups of military reserve personnel.

For more information contact Debbie Swartz at dswartz@jfedpgh.org or 412-992-5208.

The full inclusion of people of all abilities is a core value of the Pittsburgh Jewish Community. Please discuss disability-related accommodations with the contact person for this program. Please note that some parts of the training are not disabled accessible.

* NOTICE: By registering for this program, you agree to have your (and your guest's) picture taken and potentially used in Jewish Federation marketing material and social media. If you do not agree, please call 412.681.8000 and indicate that you decline to agree. Thank you.

Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh
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