Singapore, 4 August 2014 – Singaporean humanitarian NGO, Mercy Relief has begun its first phase of emergency response to the humanitarian crisis in Gaza by disbursing SGD$250,000 worth of aid.
Mercy Relief has been monitoring the situation since the armed conflict started on 8 July 2014 and has been in close and constant liaison with its ground partners - the Palestine Red Crescent Society (PRCS) and the Palestinian Wefaq Association (PWA). Both organisations have underscored that food and medical supplies are the immediate needs on the ground for the displaced people in Gaza.
Singapore, 22 July 2014 – The World Health Organisation (WHO), the Palestinian Ministry of Health and the Palestinian Wefaq Association (PWA) have made appeals to local and international donors for urgent assistance to support their ongoing relief efforts in the occupied Palestinian territory, especially in the Gaza Strip, that is affecting the health and welfare of Palestinians.
Singaporeans’ support sees to Gazans’ growing water and winter worries
Implementing agencies: Psychological trauma a major concern
6 December 2012 - Mercy Relief’s (MR) six-man team returned to Singapore after spending more than a week shuttling between Egypt and Israel to establish the relief supply chains to address the humanitarian needs of the armed conflict victims in Gaza. With supply network secured, more Singaporean donations can get directly and swiftly into conflict-stricken area.
SUPPLY CHAIN FOR GAZA SECURED
Mercy Relief’s first team sends USD 50,000 worth of medical aid
First team to be on the ground within next 72 hours
Singapore, 21 November 2012 – The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) have made appeals to the international humanitarian community for urgent assistance to support their ongoing relief efforts for the current armed crisis in Gaza, Palestine.