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EU pledges 68 million more euros in humanitarian aid for Palestinians – POLITICO

The additional aid of €68 million – bringing total EU humanitarian aid to €193 million for Palestinians in need in Gaza and across the region in 2024 – is intended to increase desperately needed food, nutrition, health, water, sanitation and shelter assistance. support, according to the Commission press release.

Aid will be delivered through partner organizations already operational on the ground in Gaza and the region.

The Commission’s decision follows the decision of some European countries, including Germany, to resume cooperation with the United Nations relief and works agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA), after temporarily cutting their funding to the organization following allegations that its employees were involved in the October 7 attacks. terrorist attack.

Since Israel launched its military operation in the besieged enclave, more than 34,000 Palestinians have been killed, according to local health authorities, and the territory is on the brink of famine.

More than 3 million people in Gaza and the West Bank are in need of humanitarian assistance, according to the International Rescue Committee, a U.S.-based humanitarian organization.

“An estimated 1.7 million Palestinians, or nearly 75 percent of the population, are internally displaced – many of them having been displaced multiple times,” the report said. “They are forced to shelter in schools, hospitals and UN facilities, without basic supplies or sanitation facilities. »

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