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The Deputy Head of the Singapore Mission in Cairo joins a charitable organization to relief the residents of Gaza

By Manal Abdel Fattah

Mercy Relief, a charitable organization in Singapore, announced that the Deputy Chief of Mission at the Singapore Embassy in Cairo, Kenny Tan, has joined it in its preparatory efforts, strengthening its commitment to this crucial mission.

Her team is also currently carrying out the second humanitarian mission, providing aid to 50,000 individuals affected by the Israeli aggression in the Gaza Strip.

As part of its efforts, the organization is preparing another round of food parcels to be delivered to Gaza through the Rafah crossing.

Each package contains essential food items, ensuring families have access to basic necessities for a week.

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) confirmed that the humanitarian aid arriving in the Gaza Strip is still small and insufficient, compared to the urgent need of the population, whether in the central or southern regions, noting that the humanitarian aid that entered the country is a drop in the ocean of the population’s primary needs.

She said that 300,000 people still live in Gaza, and that the continued escalation and raids will lead to a worsening of the current situation, noting that the commercial sector in Gaza is in a state of collapse, and that those who pay the price for this are primarily children.

She added that one out of every three children under two years old in Gaza suffers from malnutrition, confirming that 23 children died. Due to severe food shortages, dehydration and malnutrition.

She pointed out that a quarter of Gaza’s population is at risk of famine, and that the conditions in Gaza are catastrophic and very bad, adding that UNRWA is still unable to obtain permits for this aid to cross to residents of the northern regions.

The Israeli occupation continues its aggression against the Gaza Strip, on land, sea and air, since the seventh of last October, leaving more than 31 thousand martyrs, the majority of whom are children and women, and more than 74 thousand injuries, an infinite toll, and thousands of victims are still under the rubble and on the roads. The occupation prevents ambulance and civil defense crews from reaching them.
The civilian population in the occupied Palestinian territories, including the Gaza Strip, the West Bank and East Jerusalem, is subjected to serious violations of international humanitarian law by Israeli forces, with reports indicating the bombing of civilian homes, the destruction of civilian infrastructure and facilities, and the use of various types of weapons, including Those that are internationally banned, such as cluster bombs and white phosphorus; Resulting in huge losses in civilian lives and property.

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