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Rawan Al Najjar: A New Beginning Filled With Hope

By: Ra’ed Al Nims It will be a long time before Rawan Al Najjar (10) forgets what happened on that horrendous day during the Israeli military incursion into Khoza’a to the East of Khan Younis. An Israeli shell hit her home, turning parts of it into rubble. The last thing Rawan remembers

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Gaza: discovering the work of the Red Crescent and the power of a shared passion

By Tommaso Della Longa – IFRC It could easily seem a paradise. If you look at Gaza through beautiful beaches, palms, sea shore, you really feel that it could be a marvellous place. But, in daily life, it is like hell. The first words coming into my mind, when we enter the Strip, are destructi

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« I Want My Doll»

  By : Raed Al Nims   I approached her with my camera. All I wanted was to take a picture of her. But she cried and ran away quickly, burying herself in her mother’s lap. She was terrified of my camera.RimasHillis (4) was displaced from her home in Al Shaja’iyeh and n

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A Mother and Her Four Children Saved At the Last Minute by PRCS

By: Ra’ed El Nims   Rida Abou Assi (24) is a widow and head of a poverty-stricken family. When her husband passed away two years ago, she became the head of the family, caring and providing for her four little children aged between 3 and 9 in Al Zanneh neighborhood in Bani Suhayla (East

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Mohamad Al Abadleh: Victim of the Disrespect of the IHL

By: Raed Al Nims PRCS’ volunteer Mohamad Ahmad Al Abadleh (28) did not know he was about to live a nightmare when a distress call came in to the PRCS’ EMS Center where he works about Israeli shelling in Al Karara, an area to the East of Khan Younis. Mohamad joined PRCS as a volunte

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Israel’s disrespect of the IHL claims the life of a PRCS’EMT

By Raed Al Nims PRCS’ Emergency Medial Technician (EMT) A’aed Al Bura’i (27) received a call at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday the 26th of July, indicating several civilian casualties in Al Masreen Street to the East of Beit Hanoun. When the call came in through their ambulance radio, A&

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