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GAZA, PALESTINE October 23, 2023 – Baitulmaal, a Dallas-based international humanitarian nonprofit, recently distributed emergency aid to more than 4,800 Palestinians in central Gaza.
Emergency aid such as food packages, mattresses, blankets, hygiene kits, baby formula, and hot meals were distributed to residents sheltering in place in Deir al Balah, as well as to those who were recently displaced.
According to Elizabeth Sohail, program development manager at Baitulmaal, many Palestinians in Gaza are unable to secure basic needs during the ongoing blockade and bombardment of Gaza.
“Families were driven from their homes with nothing but the clothes on their backs, while many of those sheltering in place have little to survive on as the situation deteriorates all around them,” Sohail said. “Thanks to our donors and our teams on the ground, we are able to deliver crucial aid now when it is needed most.”
Baitulmaal has been working in Palestine for more than a decade, providing food, clothing, education support, seasonal giving, emergency aid and healthcare in Palestine, in addition to operating 400 water tanks in Gaza . Having staff and resources on the ground enables Baitulmaal to quickly mobilize emergency aid from existing stock within Gaza to families in need.
Baitulmaal continues to provide aid during the current crisis and will deliver more aid into Gaza once the situation allows. If you would like to learn more about or contribute to Baitulmaal’s efforts in Palestine, please visit their website at Baitulmaal.org.
Baitulmaal is an international humanitarian aid organization that provides life-saving, life-sustaining and life-enriching aid to people in need around the world. With headquarters in Texas, the charity has domestic offices in California, Florida, Illinois, Michigan and New Jersey as well as international offices in Europe, Africa, South Asia and the Middle East.
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