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WHO issues urgent appeal for $7 mn to fund Gaza, West Bank

The funds were required to 'enable a comprehensive emergency response in the next six months'

AFP , Thursday 20 May 2021
 Shifa Hospital
Palestinians receive treatment at the Shifa Hospital after being wounded in an Israeli airstrike that destroyed the upper floors of a commercial building and caused damage to the nearby Health Ministry and prime health care clinic, in Gaza City, Monday, May 17, 2021. AP
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The World Health Organization Thursday issued an urgent appeal for $7 million needed over six months in response to a health crisis in Gaza and the West Bank amid Israel's military campaign and crackdown on them respectively. 

The funds were required to "enable a comprehensive emergency response in the next six months", the WHO said in a statement, following Israel's military campaign that began on May 10.m

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