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A new hope for Palestinian burns patients

A new hope for Palestinian burns patients

8 February 2016

Burns injuries are a global problem that affect over 11 million people each year – the equivalent of 30,000 people burned ...

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MAP provides emergency aid to flood-hit families in Gaza

MAP provides emergency aid to flood-hit families in Gaza

29 January 2016

On Thursday our team in Gaza reported that winter storms and flooding had displaced 100 families in the southern city of Rafah. ...

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Severe winter flooding puts lives at risk in Gaza

Severe winter flooding puts lives at risk in Gaza

27 January 2016

This week, Gaza has been hit by torrential winter rain and severe flooding, exacerbating the territory’s humanitarian crisis ...

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In memoriam: Dr Fathieh Saudi

In memoriam: Dr Fathieh Saudi

27 January 2016

"We are saddened by the passing of Dr Fathieh Saudi. She was a paediatrician but better known to most as a poet and writer. For ...

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In memoriam: Sheikh Mohammad Imran Bamieh

20 January 2016

We were very saddened to hear that one of our Patrons, Sheikh Mohammad Imran Bamieh, passed away in December after long illness. ...

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UN decries Abu Nuwar demolitions, calls for immediate end to planned transfers

UN decries Abu Nuwar demolitions, calls for immediate end to planned transfers

20 January 2016

OCHA press release, 19 January 2015:  Today, the Coordinator for Humanitarian and UN Development Activities for the occupied ...

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“Their resilience is amazing, the doctors just keep going and they do it with a smile”

“Their resilience is amazing, the doctors just keep going and they do it with a smile”

11 January 2016

With six major outbreaks of violence in 10 years, and over 10,000 injuries in the 2014 attacks on Gaza alone, medics in Gaza ...

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Israeli demolitions make 25 homeless in Bedouin community of Abu Nuwar

Israeli demolitions make 25 homeless in Bedouin community of Abu Nuwar

8 January 2016

UPDATE: According the the UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA), five tents provided to the displaced ...

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BREAKING: Bedouin homes in Abu Nuwar demolished by Israeli forces

BREAKING: Bedouin homes in Abu Nuwar demolished by Israeli forces

6 January 2016

MAP has today learned that a number of demolitions have taken place at the Bedouin community of Abu Nuwar in the Jordan Valley, ...

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MAP Gaza Director featured among Guardian ‘NGO heroes of 2015’

MAP Gaza Director featured among Guardian ‘NGO heroes of 2015’

4 January 2016

The hard work of Medical Aid for Palestinians’ team in Gaza was recognised recently in the Guardian, who have featured ...

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