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Gaza donor conference: financial and political support required

Gaza donor conference: financial and political support required

Oct 10, 2014

PRESS RELEASE - 10 October, 2014 - The rebuild of Gaza needs not just the pledges of countries attending this weekend's funding conference but a push for political reform too

“Massive Stories of Sorrow, Pain and Loss”

“Massive Stories of Sorrow, Pain and Loss”

Aug 06, 2014

6 August 2014 - “Every time I pass, the child is asleep but peeking (open) an eye on his dad to make sure that his dad is still next to him and alive. The child does not want to become an orphan and be left alone.” LWF medic reporting from a Gaza hospital

Lubna's flight for safety from the bombs raining on Gaza

Lubna's flight for safety from the bombs raining on Gaza

Aug 04, 2014

4 August, 2014 - A night time assault on Gaza by Israeli forces meant Luba, a staff member of the Near East Council of Churches, had to flee for her safety

Nduna calls for urgent support for Gaza, as death toll climbs

Nduna calls for urgent support for Gaza, as death toll climbs

Jul 31, 2014

31 July, 2014 - ACT members urgently need to support the appeal for assistance to the people of Gaza as the death toll after sustained bombing reaches nearly 1300 Palestians

ACT Alliance applauds human rights resolution on Gaza

ACT Alliance applauds human rights resolution on Gaza

Jul 24, 2014

24 July 2014 - During a Special Session of the UN Human Rights Council, on 23 July 2014, a resolution was adapted to among other things; create a commission of inquiry to investigate human rights violations in the recent attacks between Israeli military and Hamas in the occupied Palestinian Territory.

Gaza: ”The children know they can die

Gaza: ”The children know they can die

Jul 18, 2014

18 July 2014 - Many people of Gaza are trapped in their homes, says DCA employee in Gaza, who is hiding indoors with his frightened family

Attacks on innocent civilians in Israel oPt conflict must stop says ACT Alliance

Attacks on innocent civilians in Israel oPt conflict must stop says ACT Alliance

Jul 11, 2014

11 July 2014 - Innocent men, women and children are suffering and paying the ultimate price for the failure of the politicians as violence escalates between Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory

Unequal access to clean water threatens international peace

Unequal access to clean water threatens international peace

Mar 22, 2013

Unequal access to clean water still remains one of the world’s biggest abuses of human rights and challenges to development – creating millions of avoidable illnesses and deaths every year.

ACT ready to respond in Gaza

ACT ready to respond in Gaza

Nov 19, 2012

ACT Palestine is ready to mobilise humanitarian assistance in Gaza for the victims of the escalating conflict between Hamas and Israel.

Gaza: Cancer crisis killing civilians

Gaza: Cancer crisis killing civilians

May 10, 2011

The leading cause of death in Gaza is cancer. With routes to treatment long and complex, civilians are paying the ultimate price

Gaza's farmers still strangled by the blockade

Gaza's farmers still strangled by the blockade

Mar 07, 2011

Gaza’s farmers have the potential to export 2300 tonnes of strawberries, 55 million carnation flowers and 714 tons of cherry tomatoes every year, after meeting the demands of its local market

ACT: flotilla attack “a crime”

ACT: flotilla attack “a crime”

May 31, 2010

Israeli military forces attack flotilla of aid for Gaza killing 10 people.

Gaza, gallery of images

Gaza, gallery of images

Mar 09, 2010

Gaza, a gallery of images

Palestine-Israel: youthcamp dialogue for the future

Palestine-Israel: youthcamp dialogue for the future

Mar 08, 2010

A unique camp brings together young people from across the Middle East divide.

Palestine: better care eases burden for patients and carers

Palestine: better care eases burden for patients and carers

Mar 05, 2010

A Canadian Lutheran World Relief project doubled the number of beds in an East Jerusalem hospital, bringing relief especially to women.

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About Occupied Palestinian Territories
  • Population: 4.1 mill. (6 mill. in diaspora)
  • Seat of government: Ramallah and Gaza are administrative centers, Jerusalem is the proclaimed capital of Palestine
  • Area: 6.000 sq km (Gaza 360 sq km, West Bank 5640 sq km.)
  • Major languages: Arabic, English, Hebrew,
  • Major religions: Islam, Christianity, Judaism.
  • Life expectancy: 73 years (men: 71, women 75)
  • Monetary unit: Jordanian dinar, Egyptian Pound, Israeli shekel
  • GNI per capita: US $2,900