Jewish community of Warsaw sets up crisis management unit to help refugees

The Jewish Community of Warsaw has set up a crisis management unit to assist refugees fleing from Ukraine.

To complement the work of this unit, an emergency hotline (+48 509 135 836) has been set up where they can get all necessary information and help in real time.

The Jewish Community of Warsaw together with its rabbis and various Jewish organizations, including the European Jewish Congress, the Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), JCC Warsaw, AJC, Association of the Jewish Historical Institute, Lauder-Morasha School, Hillel Warsaw, Puszke Foundation, Makabi Warsaw, JCC Krakow, TSKŻ and the Union of Jewish Religious Communities in Poland are carrying out activities providing assistance to refugees.

The crisis management team is organizing transport of people from the Ukrainian border to Polish cities, accommodation, food, psychological, medical and legal aid. Posters and leaflets with the emergency telephone number are distributed at border crossings, as well as at registration and information points in Warsaw.

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