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16 April 2002

EMERGENCY APPEAL FOR THE WEST BANK AND GAZA

A humanitarian disaster is unfolding in the West Bank. Following the Israeli military incursion that began on March 29th, thousands of people are without food, medicines, water and basic shelter. Funds are urgently needed to allow UNRWA, the UN's relief agency for Palestinian refugees, to provide emergency humanitarian assistance to a civilian population made vulnerable to hunger and disease.

YOU CAN DONATE TO UNRWA BY CREDIT CARD AT www.unrwa.org.

With your donation UNRWA plans to provide the following emergency relief:

Medicines
Emergency food supplies
Blankets, tents and kitchen kits
Building materials to repair damaged shelters
Physical rehabilitation for the injured
Trauma counselling for children affected by violence
Repair of UN schools and health clinics

You can find out more about UNRWA's ongoing relief work in the West Bank and Gaza at www.unrwa.org/emergency.


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