updated Sat. September 23, 2023
April 1, 2018
His family fled in 1948 from province of Ashkelon, adjacent to Gaza Strip. The campers plan to keep ir protest for six weeks in defense of right of return to ir places of origin, until 70th anniversary of creation of state of Israel. The camp already has water tanks and a first aid kit. A couple of street food vendorsÃâÃÂ ...
Palestine News Network
April 1, 2018
Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP) is deeply dismayed by the terrible loss of life and large number of injuries in Gaza due to the use of live ammunition, rubber ... emergency medicines and consumables, including antibiotics and analgesics, and a shipment of limb reconstruction items to hospitals in Gaza.
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
March 21, 2018
The humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip is also dire, with 70 percent to 80 percent of Gazans reliant on some form of aid in order to survive, and tens of ... Abbas has also limited shipments of humanitarian goods that the Palestinian Authority supplies, including medicines, baby milk, and other essentialÃâÃÂ ...
March 19, 2018
He said his government will either take full responsibility for Gaza or abandon it to Hamas, a step that would in effect end the dream of a Palestinian state in the West Bank and Gaza. Abbas has already taken steps to put pressure on Hamas, including reducing electricity shipments to Gaza and cutting theÃâÃÂ ...
February 20, 2018
These were the discovery of 12 roadside bombs in the West Bank on 26 January and the foiled attempt on 4 February, to smuggle a dual-use component used to make explosives into Gaza within a shipment of medical equipment. I also note that the trial of 17-year-old Palestinian girl Ahed Tamimi startedÃâÃÂ ...
The Straits Times
February 18, 2018
Its president, Mahmoud Abbas, wants to choke the Islamists into submission. Months ago, he reduced shipments of medicine to the Strip, and reduced the payments to Israel for the delivery of electricity. He also cut salaries of civil servants in Gaza by 60 per cent. For years, he had paid them for not going toÃâÃÂ ...
February 11, 2018
Every few months an international or Palestinian organization warns that Gaza is on the verge of collapse. They're not lying. The warnings scratch up a little emergency aid that doesn't deal with the causes, and only slows the rate of deterioration. It's safe to assume that a few shipments of medicine as wellÃâÃÂ ...
February 9, 2018
... delivering reconstruction materials into Gaza was set up. Under this system, the materials are transported through the Israeli-controlled border crossing after the Palestinian Authority coordinates the delivery and Israeli security guards inspect the materials upon their arrival. After the shipments enter Gaza,ÃâÃÂ ...
Middle East Eye
February 8, 2018
The WFP cuts - first announced in October and result of a budget deficit - come weeks after the US withheld $65m in funding for the United Nations Relief and Work Agency (UNRWA), in addition to $45m in food aid for Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza that it had promised for an emergency UNRWAÃâÃÂ ...
February 7, 2018
The tight Israeli security measures imposed on the movement of individuals, including patients, and the goods and product shipments through the crossing points on the border also contribute to the worsening living conditions in the coastal enclave. Ismail Hothot, a 60-year-old resident of Gaza, who wasÃâÃÂ ...
February 5, 2018
Israel broke up an attempt by Hamas, the terrorist organization that maintains complete political and military control over the Gaza Strip, to smuggle chemicals that can be used to create explosives which were hidden in shipments of medical equipment, The Times of Israel reported Sunday. Israel's CrossingÃâÃÂ ...
Middle East Monitor
November 9, 2017
A shipment of urgently needed, government subsidised medical aid arrived in Gaza yesterday from the Palestinian Authority (PA), the first delivery of its kind in eight months, according to the Jerusalem Post. The PA Healthy Ministry spokesman Osama Al-Najjar confirmed the delivery last night: “Twenty-twoÃâÃÂ ...
Middle East Eye
August 21, 2017
Mahmoud Abbas ordered the Palestinian Authority to send three lorry loads of medical aid to Venezuela on Sunday, sparking criticism of the PA's hand in crippling power cuts and a shortage of medicine in the Gaza Strip. The PA president sent the shipment of medical supplies after a request byÃâÃÂ ...
Australia-Israel Jewish Affairs Council
December 31, 1999
Israel began admitting Syrians into its hospitals surreptitiously - no questions asked about their identity - publicly acknowledging the aid only a year later. ... Activities in the Territories (COGAT), the IDF branch tasked with coordinating humanitarian affairs with Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza. It is thatÃâÃÂ ...