28% Rise in Humanitarian Aid to Gaza in 2009
Shipments of humanitarian aid to
A spokesman for the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) told reporters a conference was held last week, of all the large international organizations operating in Gaza, to discuss goals for 2010. The conference was held under the auspices of the Gaza Coordination and Liaison Administration (CLA).
According to the data released, international organizations were more active in
COGAT noted a 125 percent increase in the number of foreign nationals crossing into
‘Spirit of Cooperation Eases Life under Terror’
IDF Col. Moshe Levy, who commands the CLA, told conference participants that the cooperation between the international aid organizations and the CLA has eased life for PA Arabs who are living “under a regime of terror.”
Participants were provided with information about COGAT and CLA activities during Operation Cast Lead, including data that detailed how the IDF agencies met the needs of the international aid organizations.
“Because of the cooperation and support provided by international organizations, there is a wide and varied supply of food and medicine in
During Operation Cast Lead, there were approximately 1,600 cases in which the Gaza CLA coordinated evacuation of residents from combat areas. Casualties were evacuated via international organizations, including the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). In addition, 1,400 truckloads of humanitarian supplies were delivered to