“Yarmouk is a place which has descended even further into unimaginable levels of inhumanity.”– United Nations Relief Works Agency spokesperson Chris Gunness Formed in 1957 for Palestinians who fled across the border after the creation of Israel in 1948, Yarmouk quickly became home to the largest Palestinian refugee community in Syria. Located 8 kilometers from…[Read More...]
Gaza has been under water for 3 days. The worst winter storm that is battering millions across the Middle East, is brutalizing Gazans where over 100,000 homes affected by the 50 day war provide limited or no shelter from the freezing rains and gale force winds. Many families live in tents, while others have abysmal…[Read More...]
As 2014 comes to a close, we want to thank you for your generous support that has made our work so meaningful for many Palestinians living under occupation. For more than 50 days, we watched in horror as the people of Gaza endured yet another, more brutal attack. Despite promises to the contrary, very little…[Read More...]
Since the start of Israel’s military assault on the Gaza strip, over 500 Palestinians have been killed, including tens of women and children. On Thursday, the assault entered a more ominous phase with the beginning of a ground invasion – a development that threatens to bring even more suffering to an already traumatized civilian population….[Read More...]
After brutal winter storms, the harshest in decades, Gaza still suffocates under a 7 year blockade imposing restrictions on the movement of goods and people, leaving Gaza’s children extremely vulnerable. With the freezing cold temperatures and power outages for 18 hours a day, many children were found in need of warm clothing. “While following up…[Read More...]
The Gaza strip and surrounding areas have witnessed the heaviest snowfall in decades matched with torrential rains and mass flooding, forcing hundreds of people out of their homes to seek refuge in public buildings and take shelter from the frigid temperatures. “Thousands are without homes. Structures are inhabitable, and families live on four hours of…[Read More...]
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