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April 1, 2018
The head of Turkey's state aid agency on Saturday strongly criticized Israel's use of deadly force against peaceful Palestinian protests in the Gaza Strip a day earlier. "Every attack of Israel on the oppressed Palestinians in a narrow territory full of humanitarian tragedies is a blow to its own future," SerdarÃâÃÂ ...
March 31, 2018
... of cross-border tunnels to import basic commodities, including food, fuel, and medicine. In May 2010, Israeli commandos killed 10 Turkish activists on the Mavi Marmara ship convoy, which was headed for Gaza to deliver humanitarian aid, leading to a years-long diplomatic rift between Israel and Turkey.
March 24, 2018
... humanitarian aid; with the international community refusing to integrate humanitarian aid and political autonomy, Palestinians are forced into navigating the impositions of their precarious condition without the chance to articulate their needs, let alone their undeniable rights. Politically, the tunnel network in Gaza is beingÃâÃÂ ...
Palestine News Network
March 21, 2018
“The Gaza Strip is on the brink of collapse, its crippled economy resulting from Israel's decade-long illegal blockade, and further compounded by recent public employee salary ... Notwithstanding political progress, humanitarian aid should continue to be provided in a principled manner without any delay.
March 6, 2018
Gaza is not the only region suffering from loss of financial access: a growing number of humanitarian aid organizations operating in conflict zones are also having trouble finding banks willing to work with them. Notably, many humanitarian organizations working in Syria and Yemen report having difficultÃâÃÂ ...
March 6, 2018
With only three hours of electricity available per day, the U.N. warned that half of Gaza's population is in need of humanitarian aid. Israel said it would reduce electricity after the PA limited its payments for power. Israel waged a devastating 51-day military onslaught on the Gaza Strip in mid-2014 in whichÃâÃÂ ...
March 1, 2018
KUWAIT, Feb 24 (KUNA) -- Living up to its UN-bestowed status as an International Humanitarian Center, Kuwait throughout the week continued providing humanitarian aid to people in need in several Arab and Muslim countries. In Jordan, Kuwait's medical voluntary team "Shifaa" started Friday its 15thÃâÃÂ ...
March 1, 2018
In 2009, for example, 5,000 tons of uncoordinated medical supplies and equipment were donated to the Gaza Strip during a sharp spike in conflict. An estimated 80% of the medical items were not on Gaza's essential drug list, including 100,000 flasks of cough syrup, while 65 essential drugs like antiseptics,ÃâÃÂ ...
The Electronic Intifada (blog)
February 26, 2018
Abdullah Zeidan, 32, was killed by Egyptian forces while fishing along Gaza's southern border in January. Fishers, whose trade has long been part of Gaza's culture and economy, have become one of the poorest groups in the territory, requiring sustained humanitarian aid, according to Al Mezan. Of theÃâÃÂ ...
February 22, 2018
22, 2018 that Gaza is "on the verge of collapsing" and that if things do not improve, another war could break out between its Hamas rulers and Israel. Al-Emadi, Qatar's point man for the Gaza Strip, is calling on the world to send humanitarian aid urgently to the war-torn territory. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)moreÃâÃÂ ...
February 16, 2018
Egypt, which has been leading the Arab world's campaign against the “wayward” Qatari emirate, will probably not allow passage of humanitarian aid for Gaza through its territory and thus, the only option for saving Gaza is through Israeli-Qatari cooperation, as Trump's envoy rightfully argued. NonethelessÃâÃÂ ...
Human Rights Watch
February 12, 2018
(Jerusalem) – The record-low rate of permits issued by Israel for Palestinians seeking vital medical treatment outside Gaza underlines the urgent need for ... WHO has deemed the ensuing process “neither transparent nor timely,” and the UN coordinator for humanitarian aid and development activities in theÃâÃÂ ...
February 9, 2018
Israel reportedly decided on Thursday to allow for international aid into the Gaza Strip and is working with Qatar to assist the humanitarian situation and prevent a crisis. Israel and Qatar have worked together under the Gaza Reconstruction Mechanism (GRM), a mechanism established following the 2014ÃâÃÂ ...
February 8, 2018
He said the priority right now must be for donor nations to provide humanitarian aid to Gaza. On Thursday, Qatar said it was sending $9 million for food, fuel and medicines. But he also encouraged donor nations to respond to Israeli appeals to fund larger-scale projects for Gaza, such as a long-delayedÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
As long as Gaza remains on the brink of collapse, international donors keep the flow of humanitarian aid money going. If the crisis were ended and the siege lifted, it is safe to assume that that the international donors would change the type of aid they provide and return to focus on the development of theÃâÃÂ ...