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Jordanian king meets UNRWA chief, calls for support to humanitarian organizations

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Jordanian king meets UNRWA chief, calls for support to humanitarian organizations

Agencies and A News WORLD

Published October 30,2023


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Jordanian King Abdullah II on Monday known as on the worldwide neighborhood to assist the work of worldwide humanitarian organizations in Gaza, together with the UN company for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA).

According to a press release by the Royal Hashemite Court, the monarch met UNRWA chief Philippe Lazzarini in Amman and reaffirmed the significance of a direct cease-fire within the besieged Palestinian enclave, and enabling the work of humanitarian organizations to proceed with out impediments.

UNRWA is the primary UN company working within the Gaza Strip, which is beneath heavy bombardment for the reason that Oct. 7 cross border offensive by Hamas. The Israeli military widened its air and floor assaults over the weekend, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu introduced a “second stage” of the “war with Hamas.”

Nearly 9,850 individuals have been killed within the battle, together with a minimum of 8,306 Palestinians and 1,538 Israelis.

The UNRWA says as many as 63 of its staffers have additionally been killed since then. Nearly 672,000 displaced Palestinian are sheltering in 149 UNRWA installations throughout the Gaza Strip, going through “increasingly desperate conditions.”

Gaza’s 2.3 million residents are grappling with shortages of meals, water, gasoline, and drugs attributable to Israel’s blockade of the enclave.

Over 30 help vehicles went into Gaza by the Rafah border crossing on Sunday, in line with UN coordinator for peace in Middle East Tor Wennesland. “We are making progress on deliveries – more in today,” he mentioned on X. “I recognize the role of Egypt in supporting these efforts, along w/ the UN, to alleviate the suffering of people in Gaza.”

Source: www.anews.com.tr

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