Full-blown humanitarian crisis for the vulnerable people of Gaza Strip
Current fighting continues to impact innocent Gaza residents. International Committee of the Red Cross is on the ground providing emergency services to the wounded.
Our programmes include delivering Meals on Wheels to people at home, providing emergency response and welfare support in times of emergency and disaster, helping to settle former refugees, and much more.
Your Support 9 January 2009
Dear Givealittle members, 100% of funds donated to NZ Red Cross for Gaza will be directed to the ICRCfs (International Committee of the Red Cross) emergency appeal for the eIsrael & Palestine Occupied Territoriesf. The following are specific examples of activities covered by this appeal: Provision of surgical teams and provision and transportation of urgently needed humanitarian supplies such as life saving surgical equipment, blankets, medicines and other medical supplies to hospitals, shelters and other facilities Facilitate ambulance movements for the wounded and sick to health facilities. Provision of new and renovation of existing ambulances, together with stretchers, drugs and disposables, vehicle and equipment spare parts and communication equipment. Provision of food parcels and hygiene kits to households Provision of water to communities where supply is disrupted by military operations or breakdowns Building or rehabilitation of water treatment facilities Provision of emergency shelter and essential household equipment Act as a neutral intermediary, to help clarify the fate of all missing persons and keep the families informed. Urge all parties, both Israeli and Palestinian, to respect the safety of civilians and civilian infrastructure and that of the medical mission