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2014 Gaza Conflict Gaza John Kerry

$47 million aid

22 Jul, 2014

kerry_banKerry pledges $47 million humanitarian aid from the U.S. to Palestinians in the Gaza strip affected by the conflict. The State Department says $15 million will go to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency and the remaining $32 million will come from USAID. In Cairo to meet Ban Ki-Moon:

We are deeply concerned about the consequences of Israel’s appropriate and legitimate effort to defend itself […] But always, in any conflict, there is concern about civilians — about children, women, communities that are caught in it.