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New Orleans Jewish Federation Seeks Volunteers to Aid Victims of Hurricane Camille

The Jewish Welfare Federation here has appealed to the Jewish community for volunteers to render aid to victims of Hurricane Camille which devastated communities along a 100 mile strip of the Gulf coast. The Federation called for the services of active or retired social workers who can assist American Red Cross relief workers to distribute supplies and nurses who can help in hospitals and first aid centers. The Federation also asked for volunteer office workers, truck drivers and helpers.

The appeal was issued by Herbert J. Garon, president of the Federation. According to Morton J. Gaba, executive director, there is virtually no Jewish population in the disaster area except for the coastal town of Biloxi, Miss., where about 60 Jewish families resided.