Occupied Palestinian Territory


UN Appeal on Gaza: Access for aid just as crucial as funding

As the UN is launching an appeal for funding to Gaza in Geneva today, aid agency Oxfam International insists that access of goods to the Gaza Strip is equally important as fundraising. Without further delay, Israel must allow for all existing crossings to function at maximum capacity.
Greenhouses in Gaza destroyed in Israeli airstrikes. Photo: Mohammed Al Baba/Oxf

After seven years of Israeli blockade, 1.7 million Palestinians continue to be trapped in the Gaza Strip, largely cut off from the outside world.


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