PRESS RELEASE: Humanitarian access essential for UNICEF teams working to stave off disaster in Gaza

UNICEF Ireland Executive Director says damage to families cannot be repaired Dublin 21.05.2021 – UNICEF Ireland welcomes the ceasefire that is now in place in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The damage done to families cannot be repaired. It is our hope that the focus can now turn to the provision of urgent humanitarian assistance for the … Continued

Statement by UNICEF Ireland Executive Director Peter Power on the situation in Gaza 

Updated 16.25 DUBLIN, 17 MAY 2021 – “I am deeply saddened by the recent loss of young lives, and all lives, in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Entire families have been wiped out in a darkly familiar scenes.  “I stand with the Government and Minister Simon Coveney, who yesteday called for an immediate cessation of violence and the … Continued

Statement: Situation in State of Palestine and Israel at dangerous tipping point

Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore NEW YORK, 12 May 2021 – “At least 14 children in the State of Palestine and 1 child in Israel have been reported killed since Monday. “Another 95 children in Gaza and the West Bank – including East Jerusalem – and 3 children in Israel have reportedly been injured … Continued