9 January 2015 – In July 2014, Israel launched Operation Protective Edge against the Gaza Strip, following. This has resulted in an aggravated protection crisis in Gaza with serious and negative humanitarian consequences. To date, more than 2145Palestinians have been killed, and more than 11231were injured, in which 501were children. Most of the victims are reported to be civilians. More than 500,000 people were forced to leave their homes in Gaza and find shelter in UNRWA and governmental schools, mosques and health facilities. The psychosocial and health conditions, especially of children living in Gaza, are a major concern which needs to be addressed. ACT members are planning to continue supporting the neediest people in terms of health, food and non‐food items, psychosocial, and economic support. In addition to supporting the work on advocating for ending the blockade to reduce and alleviate the suffering of the Palestinian people in Gaza.
Support to Gaza and the West Bank – PSE141 (Rev. 2)
9th January 2015