UN appeals for $500m in humanitarian aid for Palestinians

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AMMAN — The UN Office for the Coordination of Aid (OCHA) on Thursday launched a humanitarian appeal for $502 million to support more than 1.6 million Palestinians in the occupied Palestinian Territories, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.اضافة اعلان

"The Humanitarian Response Plan for 2023 estimates that 2.1 million Palestinians across the occupied Palestinian territory need humanitarian assistance," said OCHA spokesman Stephane Dujarric, noting that these Palestinians represent 58 percent of the population in Gaza and a quarter of the Palestinians living in the occupied West Bank.

The plan consists of more than 200 projects to help people access services, including food, water, healthcare, education, livelihoods, and support to improve their mental and physical health.

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