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Latest news and stories from CARE's work in the field

Latest news and stories from CARE's work in the field

Jul 30

CARE warns of colossal strain on medical services in Gaza

By CARE Australia July 30, 2014 0 comments

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Aid workers from the humanitarian aid agency CARE are warning of the colossal strain on medical services and hospitals as the continuing violence in Gaza prevents the delivery of urgent medical supplies. Medics in Gaza have reported more than 1,000 deaths and 6,200 injuries, the vast majority of whom are…

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Jul 28

Gaza conflict update: ‘People are in desperate need’

By CARE Australia July 28, 2014 0 comments

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After an initial truce of twelve hours that was declared on Saturday 26 July, the situation in Gaza remains highly volatile with continuous attacks in both directions. According to UN sources, over 1,000 Palestinians, mostly civilians, have died since the beginning of the conflict. On the Israeli side, 46 people,…

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Jul 16

The escalation of violence in Gaza

By CARE Australia July 16, 2014 3 comments

Naimah Abu Halima sits with her daughter Hannah in a UN school after fleeing from the north of Gaza following a warning from the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF). Over 600 people have evacuated their homes and taken refuge in the school. Hannah is disabled and cannot feed or wash herself and her mother must continue to care for her in the temporary shelter. With no sign of the crisis ending the school is now concerned that they will run out of water and supplies. “I don’t know how much longer we will be able to go on in this situation.” Commented Abdil Sawan, the UN representative within the school. ©Alison Baskerville/CARE

Mostafa and his family live in Gaza, and have barely left the house since the Israeli military operation began.

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