Nov 08, 2018 16:15 Asia/Tehran
  • A picture of Gaza Strip. Photo by The Japan Times.
    A picture of Gaza Strip. Photo by The Japan Times.

Qatar government will allocate $5 million for poor families in Gaza Strip.

Iran Press/ Middle East: National Committee for the Reconstruction of Gaza head Ambassador "Mohamed Ismail al Emadi", said in a statement that Doha will provide $100 each to 50,000 needy Gazan families in the next few days, "Qatar Tribune" newspaper reported on Thursday.

According to Al Emadi, beneficiaries are being selected in coordination with the Hamas-led authorities.

The aid comes amid deteriorating humanitarian situation in Gaza Strip and days after the grant of $10 million a month for buying fuel to generate electricity.

The Qatari-funded fuel for the power plant is supplied in coordination with the United Nations.

Qatar has started buying additional fuel for Gaza's sole power station, allowing planned outages to be reduced to their lowest level in recent years.

Ambassador Emadi said he would visit the region in a few days to announce another package of humanitarian projects.

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He said the projects reflected Qatar's steadfast support to the people in Gaza Strip, under the guidance of Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani.

The head Ambassador also called on the international community and global institutions to intervene urgently in the crisis involving the Gazan population, warning of serious deterioration in all major sectors there, especially in health, relief and service sectors.

Nickolay Mladenov, UN special coordinator for the Middle East

Most recently Nickolay Mladenov, UN special coordinator for the Middle East warned about the critical condition of living for the Gazan people and urged Israel to lift the siege on the Gaza.

Mladenov insisted that people of Gaza are facing with very difficult condition for normal life like shortage of fuel, food, electricity and healthy water.

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In the shadow of the UN's inefficiency and the silence of human rights advocates, the Israeli regime is continuing its' crimes  against Palestinians. 

From 2006 after victory of Hamas - Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement – in Palestinian legislate Council, Gaza is under ongoing land, air, and sea blockade by Zionist regime. Israel regime banned import of fuel, medicine, Building Materials and other main goods.

Hamas says the blockade must be lifted first and has vowed to continue the weekly protests, in which more than 200 Palestinians have been martyred since March.


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