Project information

Gaza Crisis Medical Appeal

Our focus is medical care for those in need. We are running two mobile health teams and hoping to double this to four teams this week. Our expert medical teams provide emergency first aid and medical treatment for families who have no other place to go. Sadly the majority of patients are children.

3 months

Charity information: CARE International UK

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  • Need

    Need

    Thousands of children in Gaza are injured and living in fear. They desperately need your help.

    Solution

    We are running three mobile health teams and hope to increase this to four teams this week. Our expert medical teams provide emergency first aid and medical treatment for families who have no other place to go.

    CARE International is a member of the Disasters Emergency Committee.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To increase the amount of vulnerable and injured people we can treat.

    Activities

    » We plan to add one more mobile health teams to take this to four.

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    Aim 2

    To help replenish vital medical supplies to support the mobile health teams.

    Activities

    » We will buy and deliver medical supplies to hospitals and our mobile health teams.

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    Aim 3

    To distribute hygiene kits to 2,000 families.

    Activities

    » We will identify the most vulnerable families and hand out hygiene kits.

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  • Impact

    Impact

    We aim to reach 182,000 Gazans in the next three months and provide quality health care to those in most need.

    We aim to directly treat 24,000 Gazans with emergency healthcare from our mobile health teams.

    Risk

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    Reporting

    We will update supporters in our bi-annual newsletter and keep them updated via email.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £65,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £65,000 Mobile health teams Could go towards setting up two more mobile health teams
  • Background

    Location

    In Gaza, CARE has 12 staff working in five govern-orates: North Gaza, Gaza city, Deir Al Balah, Khan Younis, and Rafah.

    Beneficiaries

    We aim to reach 182,000 Gazans affected by the crisis.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    CARE has worked in the West Bank and Gaza since 1948. We work with around 1.5 million people across both the West Bank and Gaza, focusing on economic empowerment (including livelihoods and gender equality), access to health services, clean water and sanitation, and the participation of women and marginalised groups in decision-making at the household, local and national levels.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Rene Celaya

    Country Director