Donors pledge over $2 billion for Gaza at Kuwait conference

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Sun, 2024-05-12 16:55

KUWAIT CITY: A conference of international donors in Kuwait pledged over $2 billion in aid to Gaza Sunday as UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for an “immediate” ceasefire in the Israel-Hamas war.
The conference, organized by the International Islamic Charitable Organization (IICO) and UN humanitarian coordination agency OCHA, said the funds would be dispersed over two years, with the possibility of an extension.

A displaced Palestinian man drives a car damaged during Israel's military offensive as he flees Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip May 12, 2024. (Reuters)
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