The longer someone goes without food the hungrier they become. The same can be said of someone who goes without work. They are denied their very basic needs; food, shelter, protection, stability, and freedom from fear. Unfortunately, this is all too common in Gaza. The effects of the blockade have led to a consistent decline…[Read More...]
While the tide of humanity, desperate yet hopeful to forge a gateway into Europe, garners the world’s attention, the people of Gaza, equally desperate remain imprisoned with no chance for escape by land or sea. Electricity is available only three to six hours a day and more than 70% of Gaza’s children are food insecure….[Read More...]
Mohammad G.M. is the father of six children all under the age of 9. Living in Gaza, he is unemployed and has difficulty finding work due to a disability caused by a nerve disorder in his legs. He and his family live in a home made of metal sheeting that is considered uninhabitable and unsafe. “We must depend on aid because…[Read More...]
Swinging on swings, playing with friends, spending long days at the beach, carefree. This describes the average life of a child enjoying the summer. Sadly for the children in Gaza who have survived 3 wars in 6 years, their reality is totally different. Today, a trip to the beach instill fears in many children who…[Read More...]
“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...]
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