Bombings on Gaza claimed 240 lives in just 11 days. Sr. Bridget Tighe, director of Caritas Jerusalem, welcomes the ceasefire and explains what Caritas will do to help the many people who were injured and traumatised.
Caritas Internationalis is launching a special appeal to bring medical care to the population affected by the ongoing shelling in Gaza.
Help Caritas provide essential medical services to the wounded Gaza’s population after daily air bombardments
The Caritas teams in Gaza have accompanied Gazans through bombings, hunger and humanitarian tragedy. They have a contingency plan in place in the case that COVID-19 spreads though communities in the same way it has in many places in the world.
On the World Day of the Sick 2020, Caritas responds to neglected populations suffering from all the major diseases and to the health needs
Caritas Jerusalem is deeply concerned by the escalation of violence and widespread loss of civilian life in the occupied Palestinian territory and in Israel. In a statement, Caritas Jerusalem condemned attacks against Palestinian and Israeli civilians.