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Children in Gaza are living through a nightmare – one that gets more distressing by the hour.

Children in Gaza and Israel have been killed, maimed, abducted and subjected to unspeakable violence. Hospitals and schools sheltering civilians have been destroyed.

The children caught up in this terrible conflict – who had nothing to do with causing it –urgently need your help.

Please donate now to help the children of Gaza.

What we're doing to help children in Gaza

We have begun to distribute food parcels, water, hygiene products and recreational kits to families in Gaza through local partners.

We have also started to provide mental health and psychosocial support to children and their families and we’re delivering cash to families to help them to buy essentials.

In Egypt, we’re supporting hospitals and ambulances to receive medical evacuees from Gaza, including assistance for premature babies, and we’re training frontline staff on child safeguarding as well as mental health and psychosocial support.

While we welcomed the temporary pause, we need a lasting ceasefire to allow a full scale up of aid getting into Gaza as well as to stop starvation, dehydration and disease.

Our teams are ready to scale up our response as soon as it’s possible to do so. This response will include:

  • distributing more essential supplies, such as water, food, toiletries, cooking utensils, and other household essentials
  • delivering further Mental Health and Psychosocial Support services for children and caregivers
  • setting up child friendly spaces so children have a safe space to play and recover
  • distributing warm clothes and blankets, as well as more cash and vouchers so families can buy food, medicines and any other essentials.
  • providing fuel and water infrastructure for hospitals and distributing water storage tanks
  • ensuring children continue to have access to education, by setting up temporary learning spaces and repairing damaged schools
  • identifying the most at-risk children for referrals to protection related services
  • deploying our Emergency Health Unit and procuring essential medical equipment

We're also responding to escalating needs in Lebanon, and gearing up our teams across the region to prepare for any rise in children's needs as the situation evolves.

But we can’t do it without your help. Please donate now.

The situation in Gaza and Israel

Save the Children condemns the killing of civilians, including children. The killing and maiming of children, along with attacks on schools and hospitals, is a grave violation, and those responsible should be held to account for their actions. 

All sides must make every effort to protect the lives of children in the latest outbreak of fighting. All children captured must be released immediately and unconditionally. Civilians, and infrastructure essential for their lives, such as hospitals and schools, must be spared from the violence.  

Children are terrified, have been forced from their homes, and are cut off from an education. If violence escalates further, children’s lives and futures will be the inevitable cost. The only way to truly protect children’s lives is to halt this violence. 

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