Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Jewish Business News


Israel sends donations to flood victims in Paraguay and Uruguay

Israel’s embassies in each country are contributing supplies worth $10, 000 to help hundreds of displaced citizens.



Israel’s embassies in Asuncion, Paraguay, and Montevideo, Uruguay, are organizing donations of humanitarian-relief supplies for families displaced by the severe floods that have impacted tens of thousands of citizens in Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina and Brazil.

Paraguay is the hardest hit of the South American countries affected by what is being called the worst flooding in 50 years, and its government has declared a state of emergency as approximately 130, 000 people – most of them residents of the capital city — are living in temporary shelters.

Please help us out :
Will you offer us a hand? Every gift, regardless of size, fuels our future.
Your critical contribution enables us to maintain our independence from shareholders or wealthy owners, allowing us to keep up reporting without bias. It means we can continue to make Jewish Business News available to everyone.
You can support us for as little as $1 via PayPal at
Thank you.

Israel’s embassy in Paraguay is donating PYG 60, 000, 000 ($10, 150) worth of supplies to be purchased in Paraguay and distributed along with the Ministry of National Emergency, according to Israeli Ambassador Peleg Lewi.

The Israeli embassy in Montevideo is contributing an equivalent amount to flood victims in Uruguay, where more than 13, 000 people were displaced by the disaster.




“As part of the close relationship between our two countries, and in light of this difficult time for Paraguayan citizens affected by the floods, the government of Israel would like to contribute their bit for the rehabilitation of victims, Lewi wrote to Paraguayan Minister of Foreign Affairs Eladio Loizaga.

The donation, to include supplies for some 500 families specifically requested by the Ministry of National Emergency, is to be distributed next week, according to Lewi. Israel also donated funds to Paraguay during floods in 2014.

Israel re-opened its embassy in Asuncion in July last year after it had been closed since 2002 due to budgetary constraints. The Jewish state and Paraguay have a free trade agreement and cooperate in the areas of water, agriculture, education, and medicine.




In Uruguay, Israeli Ambassador Nina Ben-Ami said: “The friendship between Israel and Uruguay is historic and profound. Whenever we step forward to help our friends when they need it, it is in the nature of cooperation and our commitment.”




You May Also Like

World News

In the 15th Nov 2015 edition of Israel’s good news, the highlights include:   ·         A new Israeli treatment brings hope to relapsed leukemia...


The Movie The Professional is what made Natalie Portman a Lolita.


After two decades without a rating system in Israel, at the end of 2012 an international tender for hotel rating was published.  Invited to place bids...

VC, Investments

You may not become a millionaire, but there is a lot to learn from George Soros.

Copyright © 2021 Jewish Business News