WASHINGTON—Without the release of already agreed-upon funds for the continuation of humanitarian programs for civilians in Gaza, CARE is only days away from being forced to shut down its programs. David Ray, CARE USA VP of Policy and Advocacy released the following statement:
West Bank and Gaza
CARE has been operating in the West Bank and Gaza since 1948. Our current operations benefit more than a half a million people affected by conflict and poverty.
JERUSALEM—(October 9, 2014)-- Increased participation by Palestinian women is crucial to creating a process towards peacefully resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and bringing sustainable development to the West Bank and Gaza, according to international humanitarian organi
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UPDATE - August 5: We’ve been responding on the ground providing medical services to civilians affected by the crisis. With the 72-hour cease fire announced this morning, we hope to reach more people through mobile health clinics.
CARE Warns of Colossal Strain on Medical Services in Gaza as Hospitals Struggle to Cope with Casualties
Aid workers from the humanitarian aid agency CARE are warning of the colossal strain on medical services and hospitals in Gaza as the violence there continues.
Jerusalem — CARE and its partners are preparing to provide emergency mobile health teams to serve people affected by the violence in Gaza. Needs are particularly high for pregnant women and for those who can’t travel to hospitals or medical clinics.
Military actions by all parties must stop. Since 2009, history has shown that military operations have failed to bring peace and security for people in Gaza and in Israel. Over the years we have repeatedly called for ceasefires and for all sides to protect civilians from harm.