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Updated: 07/23/2014 19:54 | By Channel NewsAsia

Singapore govt pledges US$100,000 to humanitarian aid efforts in Gaza

Singapore govt pledges US$100,000 to humanitarian aid efforts in Gaza


Singapore govt pledges US$100,000 to humanitarian aid efforts in Gaza

SINGAPORE: In a press statement released on Wednesday (July 23), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said that in response to the "urgent humanitarian situation" in Gaza, the Singapore Government is pledging US$100,000 (S$123,804) to "an international effort to alleviate the humanitarian crisis".

The MFA statement said the contribution will be delivered through the Singapore Red Cross Society, which is already working with its international partners in the affected areas to provide immediate relief supplies such as emergency food packages, health care items, and water and sanitation devices.

  - CNA/xy

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