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WHO Issues Urgent Appeal for $7 Million to Fund Gaza, West Bank

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Last Updated: May 20, 2021, 18:35 IST

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The funds were required to "enable a comprehensive emergency response in the next six months", the WHO said in a statement, following the escalation of violence between Israel and the Palestinians since May 10.

The World Health Organization Thursday issued an urgent appeal for $7 million needed over six months in response to a health crisis in Gaza and the West Bank amid a conflict with Israel.

The funds were required to “enable a comprehensive emergency response in the next six months”, the WHO said in a statement, following the escalation of violence between Israel and the Palestinians since May 10.

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first published:May 20, 2021, 18:35 IST
last updated:May 20, 2021, 18:35 IST