UNICEF: Mobilizing emergency aid in Gaza

AMMAN, Jordan, 11 January 2009 As the conflict in the Gaza Strip continues in its third week, UNICEF teams are working to ensure that critical supplies are ready to reach women and children at risk.

Today, UNICEF managed to deliver 30,000 bottles of water and 500 family kits for water purification into Gaza, where safe-water supplies are dangerously low.

At the same time, however, aid agencies do not yet enjoy protection and safe access for their humanitarian operations.

To read the full story, visit: http://www.unicef.org/emerg/index_470…

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