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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," Serdar ...
... 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.

... 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 being ...
“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.
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 difficult ...
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 which ...

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 15th ...
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, ...
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 the ...
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)more ...
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. Nonetheless ...
(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 the ...
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 2014 ...
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-delayed ...
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 the ...
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. Nonetheless ...
Amman, February 10 (Petra) - The Jordanian Hashemite Charity Organization (JHCO) on Saturday sent a humanitarian aid convoy in cooperation with the Jordan Armed Forces- Arab Army to the Gaza Strip. The four-truck convoy, laden with food parcels and blankets were donated by the US Baitulmaal and will be handed ...

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 2014 ...
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-delayed ...
The United Nations, which recently launched a global campaign of fundraising to bridge the severe deficit in its annual budget, said UNRWA provides humanitarian aid to some 1.2 million refugees in Gaza, including health, education, food and sanitation. The tight Israeli security measures imposed on the ...
"The first problem is that the U.S. government has for the first time ... linked politics with humanitarian aid, and that is unacceptable for us and the people of the Gaza Strip," Schmale said in the radio interview. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will address the United Nations Security Council ...
In mid-December, the U.S. State Department assured the United Nations it would contribute $45 million to purchase emergency food rations and other critical supplies for 1 million needy Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. The check, Washington promised, would be formally approved in the first ...
The agency focuses on providing health care, education and social services to Palestinians in the West Bank, Gaza Strip, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon. ... Israel's ambassador to the U.N., Danny Danon, praised the move, arguing that UNRWA misuses humanitarian aid to support propaganda against the ...
... to Hamas' claims that the tunnel was used for smuggling goods, the IDF unequivocally stated that it was an attack tunnel used to smuggle in weapons, terrorists and other operatives into Israel in order to carry out terror attacks. The Kerem Shalom crossing is the main entryway of humanitarian aid to Gaza.
After the horrific 2009, 2012 and 2014 Israeli bombings of Gaza, we took hundreds of people to the beleaguered Gaza Strip to witness the devastating human suffering and bring critical humanitarian aid. We joined up with the international Freedom Flotillas that every year since 2010 have been sending ...
Donald Trump's administration is preparing to withhold tens of millions of dollars from the UN agency for Palestinian refugees. The US President will cut the year's first contribution by more than half, or perhaps entirely, and make additional donations contingent on major changes to the organisation, US ...
Military spokesman Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus said the 1.5-kilometre long tunnel ran underneath the Kerem Shalom border crossing, Gaza's main point of entry for humanitarian aid. He said Israeli jets struck part of the tunnel and a new set of sophisticated "tools" destroyed the rest. Conricus said forces had ...
A speech therapist in the Gaza Strip has found a way to help children across the Arab world, especially Syrian refugees. .... March 2017 report, UNICEF stated that 2.8 million Syrian children live in hard-to-reach areas, including 280,000 children under siege and in near total obstruction of humanitarian aid.
But a senior official said Saturday night that the prime minister supports a gradual cut only. This comes in the context of security officials position that a collapse of humanitarian aid in Gaza could worsen the security situation. In contrast to these moderate messages behind the scenes, as recently as June it ...
But a senior official said Saturday night that the prime minister supports a gradual cut only. This comes in the context of security officials' position that a collapse of humanitarian aid in Gaza could worsen the security situation. In contrast to these moderate messages behind the scenes, as recently as June it ...
The UNRWA dilemma has haunted Israel since Hamas took control of Gaza in 2007. The main question is how does one deal with an organization that averts a total collapse of the Gaza Strip, thus allowing Hamas to direct its resources toward terrorism instead of toward humanitarian aid for residents?
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)more ...
GENEVA, February 13, 2018 (WAFA) - The distressing situation of Palestinians stuck on both sides of the Rafah border crossing between Gaza and Egypt ... of Rafah crossing for the entry of stranded people near the crossing and to provide them with the necessary humanitarian aid as soon as possible.
(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 the ...
For years, the United Nations and aid groups have warned conditions in Gaza are almost unlivable due to the decade-long Israeli military blockade and multiple Israeli assaults on the region. According to the International Committee of the Red Cross, seven out of 10 people in Gaza live off humanitarian aid.
Turkey spent close to $6 billion on humanitarian aid in 2016, second .... in Palestine (the West Bank and Gaza), Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, ...
The UN estimates that 96 percent of the water in Gaza is unfit for .... the sending of non-humanitarian aid to known violators of human rights, ...
The Rafah crossing on the Egypt-Gaza border has been opened for three ... with foreign passports, Palestinian students and humanitarian aid.
JHCO sends medical aid to Gaza ... help it carry out its duties in providing medical and humanitarian aid to needy people in the costal enclave.
A long-standing senior humanitarian aid and development ... The UNRWA Gaza Field Office thanks Mr. Schack for his dedication and strong ...
He mentioned that PA has made Gaza an “obstacle to Palestinians. ... to a poor management of the humanitarian aid and their recent actions ...
With only three hours of electricity available per day, the U.N. warned that half of Gaza's population is in need of immediate humanitarian aid.
The convoys that are being sent to the Gaza Strip and the West Bank come under the royal directives based on the brotherly and historic ties ...
The UN chief today appealed to the international community to strongly support humanitarian aid in Gaza. He ordered an immediate release of ...
The lives of 17 million Yemenis now depend on humanitarian aid. ... Note first that during the 2014 Israel-Gaza conflict Saudi authorities ...
Gaza youth revisit scars of war .... 80 percent of Palestinians there live below the poverty line, most of whom depend on humanitarian aid.
Raised in the United Arab Emirates, Moath returned to Gaza to join the Islamic ... the majority of whom are dependent on humanitarian aid.
It looks like support is on the way for destitute Gaza via the UAE and .... The committee provides humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip without ...
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres holds a press conference at the U.N. Aleppo Elementary school in Beit Lahiya, Gaza Strip, Aug.
28, 2017, Sinwar, Hamas' new leader in the Gaza Strip, said his group ... running schools and health clinics and delivering humanitarian aid.


 

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