Humanitarian Health Action

WHO and health partners urgently require US$ 11.2 million for health response in Gaza

February 2018 - The occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) is affected by a protracted crisis and chronic humanitarian needs. There has been a further deterioration of the humanitarian situation in Gaza which impacts 2 million people and is life-threatening for vulnerable patients. The limited main electricity supply from the grid and depleted fuel for back-up generators is severely disrupting the delivery of basic services such as health, water, and waste management. WHO and health partners urgently require US$ 11.2 million to fill priority health needs for three months.

WHO delivers life-saving medicines and supplies to Gaza

15 February, 2018, Gaza Strip –The World Health Organization is delivering more than 5 tonnes of essential life-saving medical equipment and over 20 essential medicines and surgical supplies to Gaza’s hospitals today to meet the needs of over 300 000 patients.

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