Who we are

International Firefighters Assistance, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit, registered Florida charitable organization.

Organization Overview

International Firefighters Assistance, Inc. (IFA) is a non- profit organization that provides humanitarian assistance and training to firefighters and emergency rescue workers in underprivileged countries. Through our relief programs, we hope to strengthen local communities by assisting its citizens to better prepare for emergencies and disasters. IFA was founded by Lt. Nathaniel Lasseur, a firefighter and paramedic for West Palm Beach Fire Rescue in Florida

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Our Mission

We view protection and emergency response as a primary commitment in a community, a city, a region and a country.We are using our skills and knowlegde to educate, train and facilitate public safety. There are men, women and children who, right now, dying and suffering from lack of emergency response.
It is our mission to strengthen local communities by assisting its citizens to better prepare for emergencies and disasters.


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Description

Established in 2008 as a nonprofit organization, IFA provides education and training to firefighters and emergency rescue workers in underprivileged countries. One of our primary roles is to distribute donated firefighting, EMS, and public safety equipment to those countries in need.
Through our relief programs, we hope to strengthen local communities by assisting its citizens to better prepare for emergencies and disasters.
Currently, our efforts are focused on the Republic of Haiti. We hope to bring awareness to the importance of public safety and help the people of Haiti to develop a safer and more secure emergency response system.