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Gaza

Volume 487: debated on Wednesday 11 February 2009

14. To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent assessment he has made of the humanitarian situation in Gaza. (255799)

The United Nations, with others, has recently completed a rapid needs assessment to determine immediate humanitarian needs and to inform the UN flash appeal which is available at:

http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/rwb.nsf/db900SID/EDIS-7NVP4B?OpenDocument

Further assessments are currently under way and a more detailed assessment is expected to be completed by the end of February.