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Love Aid Singapore’s solar initiative aims to bring clean water and power to North Gaza

Love Aid Singapore swiftly committed US$12,000 to fund a solar-powered water supply system in North Gaza, benefiting nearly 10,000 Palestinians daily. Simultaneously, Goh launches a US$44,000 solar energy project to revive a closed hospital.

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Singaporean activist and founder of Love Aid Singapore, Gilbert Goh, shared an update on Love Aid Singapore’s latest initiative via the organization’s Instagram on Thursday (7 Mar).

Expressing gratitude, Goh thanked all those who have supported Love Aid Singapore in their collaborative project with the International Relief Organization to implement a solar-powered water treatment system in North Gaza.

The prolonged conflict has led to extensive damage to water purification systems during the 5-month war, severely limiting the supply of clean and purified water to a mere trickle.

In some areas of North Gaza, residents are forced to resort to drinking water from unpurified wells and taps to survive.

Goh highlighted distressing videos depicting children drinking from muddy pools formed by water collected from dirty drains to quench their thirst.

Given the critical need, Love Aid Singapore swiftly embraced the opportunity to fund a solar-powered water supply system in North Gaza, committing US$12,000 to the project.

The initiative is expected to benefit close to 10,000 besieged Palestinians daily, providing a sustainable and reliable source of clean water.

Love Aid Singapore launches solar energy project to revive Gaza hospital

Goh highlighted Love Aid Singapore’s latest solar energy project aimed at rejuvenating a recently shuttered hospital in North Gaza, which had to close its doors due to a shortage of fuel for electricity generators.

The initiative, with a cost of US$44,000, is expected to be completed in a few weeks, enabling the hospital to resume providing essential medical care to injured Palestinians.

The devastation caused by the war has left many hospitals in North Gaza without functioning solar panels, requiring significant time and funds to rebuild their solar-powered energy systems.

The dire consequences of power shortages have led to the tragic deaths of over ten infants in the North Gaza hospital, where incubators rely on stable power sources.

Currently, only three hospitals are operational within the strip, operating at half strength due to the scarcity of fuel for generators.

The critical lack of power jeopardizes the functionality of essential medical equipment, posing a severe threat to the lives of many in need.

To ensure effective implementation, Love Aid Singapore emphasizes a cautious approach, proceeding with one project at a time and advancing to the next installation only after completing the current one.

Goh encourages those willing to contribute to the solar power energy project to contact Love Aid Singapore for donation information.

Solar power installations stand as a core priority for Love Aid Singapore in Gaza, alongside existing initiatives such as the food aid program and orphan sponsorship.

The organization expresses gratitude to the people of Singapore for their support in standing on the right side of humanity.

WHO reached three hospitals in Northern Gaza

The World Health Organization (WHO) successfully reached three hospitals in Northern Gaza on crucial missions, marking a significant breakthrough on 1 March at Al-Shifa Hospital, followed by Kamal Adwan Hospital and Al-Awda Hospital on 3 March.

After months of being denied access, urgent supplies were delivered to address pressing health needs in the region.

Dr Ahmed Dhair, the team lead of the WHO Gaza sub-office, conveyed the purpose of the mission, stating, “We came to deliver fuel – 19,000 litres. We also came to deliver vaccines and supplies for severely acute malnourished children.”

Tragically, Kamal Adwan Hospital in the Northern Gaza Strip has witnessed the reported deaths of at least 10 children due to dehydration and malnutrition, as highlighted by James Elder, spokesperson for UNICEF.

He emphasized that these deaths are “manmade, predictable, and entirely preventable.”

Jens Laerke, spokesperson for the UN Humanitarian Affairs Coordination Office (OCHA), issued a statement on 5 March, underlining the urgency of the situation.

He remarked, “Now, when children are starting to die from starvation, that should be an alarm like no other.”

Urging immediate action, Laerke emphasized, “If not now, when is the time to pull the stops, break the glass, flood Gaza with the aid that it needs.”

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The root of the problem is Hamas terrorists.

Just get rid of the root of the problem, everything will be solved. period

waste time. rather help own Singaporeans. What do you think? tsk tsk tsk
Sorry you wont get my vote GG. Thanks

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