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As the hostilities between Israel and Gaza bring increased airstrikes and escalating violence, members of our youth leadership program in Gaza are writing about how the conflict is affecting their lives.
Gaza is one of seven places around the world where we’re working to build an international network of young leaders who think globally and act locally. They’re learning about social issues, global needs and alternative dispute resolution, exchanging ideas across borders and inspiring their peers to take action on critical humanitarian issues.
Read their stories.

As the hostilities between Israel and Gaza bring increased airstrikes and escalating violence, members of our youth leadership program in Gaza are writing about how the conflict is affecting their lives.

Gaza is one of seven places around the world where we’re working to build an international network of young leaders who think globally and act locally. They’re learning about social issues, global needs and alternative dispute resolution, exchanging ideas across borders and inspiring their peers to take action on critical humanitarian issues.

Read their stories.

Thousands of innocent people, including women and children, are in danger of being caught in the crossfire in the escalating violence between Israel and Hamas. We are urgently appealing to all sides, as well as to world leaders, to seek a political resolution and avoid the loss of any more human lives. If global leaders do not intervene, Gaza stands on the brink of yet another humanitarian crisis.

Aleksandar Milutinovic, Mercy Corps Country Director, West Bank/Gaza. Read the full statement issued by 38 aid agencies.

We are deeply concerned about the escalating violence between Israel and Gaza. We urge both sides to seek a resolution and avoid any more human suffering. Our staff on the ground are actively monitoring the situation and are prepared to provide immediate relief and assistance should the humanitarian situation call for it.
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Photo: Reuters/Abed Omar Qusini - courtesy the Thomson Reuters Foundation - AlertNet

We are deeply concerned about the escalating violence between Israel and Gaza. We urge both sides to seek a resolution and avoid any more human suffering. Our staff on the ground are actively monitoring the situation and are prepared to provide immediate relief and assistance should the humanitarian situation call for it.

Read more.

Photo: Reuters/Abed Omar Qusini - courtesy the Thomson Reuters Foundation - AlertNet

Mercy Corps is a leading global humanitarian agency saving and improving lives in the world’s toughest places.