Save the Children's Emergency Response Challenge

Save the Children has been working tirelessly in Gaza to help children affected by the crisis - providing food, medical supplies and safe places to play. In emergencies, it’s usually children who are the most vulnerable. Planning ahead means Save the…Read More

Gaza update by Save the Children

The blockade on the Gaza Strip continues in addition to rudimentary rocket fire by Palestinian militants into Israel and air strikes on Gaza by Israeli forces. The tunnels on the Egyptian-Gazan border, which have become an alternative channel for transfer of…Read More

We just want to play without bombs

Nawal, 12, goes to Maghazi girls’ school in Gaza. She was at school when air strikes and rocket attacks hit the area in December and January 2008. Nawal attends our children's club, which allows her to spend time with friends, have fun and forget her fears -…Read More

"Our children are innocent"

Save the Children's CEO, Jasmine Whitbread, recently travelled to Gaza. Here, Jasmine talks about her visit and describes what she saw: I walk out of the building at the crossing into Gaza. A far as the eye can see everything has been flattened. Houses are…Read More

An update on Save the Children's response in Gaza

Save the Children is: - operating 18 child friendly spaces, benefiting over 1,000 children - distributing 130 recreational kits for 13 preschools in northern Gaza - distributing food parcels and clean water to 26,411 beneficiaries - providing linen and…Read More

Save the Children UK's CEO now in Gaza

Save the Children UK's CEO now sending updates from Gaza on Twitter: Follow @stcukceo on Twitter

GAZA UPDATE: We've now reached more than 58,000 people in Gaza.

We've now reached more than 58,000 people in Gaza, not including medical supplies delivered to hospitals. We plan to reach a minimum of 10% of the affected population, or roughly 150,000 people, half of them children. We're calling for unrestricted…Read More
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